Hot dog guide
The Tri-State loves its hot dogs so much, Huntington is home to the annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival every July. If you missed it, you can still try out some of these local favorites:
Farley's Famous Hot Dogs, 5965 U.S. 60 East, Barboursville, W.Va., 304-736-5819; 1226 Main St., Milton, W.Va., 304-743-9242.
Frostop Drive In, 1449 Hal Greer Boulevard, 304-523-6851. Look for the giant, rotating root beer mug on top of the building.
Hillbilly Hotdogs, original location is 6951 Ohio River Road, Lesage. Call 304-762-2458. Other locations include: 1501 3rd Ave., Huntington, 304-522-0044; 110 Rockwood Ave., Chesapeake, Ohio, 740-867-3500; 208 State St., Proctorville, Ohio, 740-886-9999. Visit www.hillbillyhotdogs.com.
Midway Drive-In West, 445 6th Ave. W., Huntington, 304-697-3644. Along with hot dogs, the Midway is also famous for its signature hot dog sauce (made each morning) and its fresh ground hamburger patties.
Sam's Hot Dog Stand, 2885 5th Ave., 304-522-8137. Other locations include 8th Street in Huntington, Piedmont Road in Huntington, 29th Street in Ashland, Ky., Meade Station in Ashland, Ky., and locations in Catlettsburg, Ky., Lavalette and Hurricane, W.Va. Visit www.samshotdogs.com.
Stewarts Original Hot Dogs, 2445 5th Ave., Huntington, 304-529-4700; 1st Street and Adams Avenue in West Huntington, 304-525-DOGS (3647); 1025 Oak St., Kenova, W.Va, 304-453-2777; 205 Town Center Drive, Ashland, Ky., 606-324-DOGS (3647). Visit www.stewartshotdogs.com.