By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The New York Times remembered The Original Hot Dog Shop in Oakland as one of “The Treasured Dinners and Hidden Haunts That COVID-19 Closed For Good.”READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Safety Increases Patrols For Pitt ACC Championship Game
The Times went on to say this about the now-closed Oakland eatery:
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“The Original Hot Dog Shop had hot dig right there in the name, but it was the fries, perfectly cut, fried twice in peanut oil, served in a massive pile in a paper basket, with side cups of beef gravy or cheese product that everyone talked about.”
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