No one knows the origin of the name "hot dog", but it is known, that 1893 was declared a great year, "sausage in a bun".
National Day hotdog (National Hot Dog Day) was officially established in the United States Chamber of Commerce 1957 year.
In 1994 was created the National Council of hotdog and sausages (The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council), has been studying the quality of the product, tasting and advertising hotdog.
Traditionally, members of the board lovers hotdog sausages and hold a contest for the art of cooking hotdogs, proclaiming 4 basic rules:
Persons, older 18 years, is not allowed to pour a hot dog with ketchup;
- Hot dog in a bun can not eat from a plate, only hands;
- Preparation, remaining in the hands of, can not be washed off, need to lick your fingers;
- In any case you can not put a hot dog on elegant china, it's just not compatible with the concept of "hot dog - National American food".
According to statistics recently consumption of hot dogs increased, and the average American eats about 60 hot dogs a year.
In the United States Independence Day, Americans consume about 150 millions of hot dogs. If you make them hotdog chain, it is possible to cover a distance of five times between Washington and Los Angeles.