Pirates of the San Fernando Valley: Curse of the Bacon-Wrapped Wiener

Breakfast, Lunch & Grog

Some good reporting by LA Weekly about the (illegal) meat miracle, the bacon-wrapped hot dog. Meat journalism doesn’t get much better than this:

Below the legal vendors are the more ubiquitous operators of homemade carts, which usually consist of propane tanks strapped to modified baby strollers, Target shopping carts or, in most cases, tool carts. They operate completely outside of codes and regulations, their particular rules and organizational methods a mystery to outsiders.

Licensed vendors… refer to the makeshift bacon-wrapped-hot-dog vendors as “ambulantes” or “piratas,” colloquial terms for unlicensed street vendors in Mexico.

Those sound like the most magical pirate Target shopping carts ever.

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10 Responses to “Pirates of the San Fernando Valley: Curse of the Bacon-Wrapped Wiener”

  1. Chris the Meat Pirate Says:

    let us never forget that to wrap a hotdog in bacon is simply madness, but to lay it then upon a fried egg is sublime.

  2. Chomposaurus Says:

    The original name of that photo was “Jerseybreakfast.jpg”

  3. Forget Wheaties–a bacon-wrapped hot dog on a bed of fried egg and a toasted bun is truly the breakfast of champions.

  4. nicole Says:

    wow…awesome. toss some cheddar on it and it’s perfect.

  5. […] For more on bacon-wrapped dog controversy, check out our earlier article, Pirates of the San Fernando Valley. […]

  6. baby strollers with high traction rollers should be much safer to use compared to those with plastic wheels “*~

  7. As long as there is money to be made people will fake anything.

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