A new breed of hot dog

May 2, 2017

The Bacon Werewolf

Bill DiPaola, president and COO, Dat Dog, New Orleans

The Bacon Werewolf dog (pictured above) was named by a staff member at Dat Dog, who took one look at the combo of Slovenian sausage, bacon, Creole mustard, sauerkraut, dill relish, grilled onions and tomatoes and said, “That’s one wild dog!” Dat Dog, a good-time hotdog spot with three New Orleans locations, has been offering the “Greenie Weenie” style as a bun alternative for about a year now, according to Bill DiPaola, president and COO of Dat Dog. “The genesis of the idea came from my need to