Burger King Is Diversifying Its Grease-Stained Portfolio With Hot Dogs

February 10, 2016

Why?

Burger King specializes in burgers. It’s right there in the name. Sure, the pseudo-royal fast food chain has at one time or another also hawked chicken fries and Doritos-encrusted cheese triangles, but burgers have always been the chain’s proverbial bread and butter (even when they’re extra-long or served on weird red buns).

Now, however, the chain with the creepiest mascot in all of fast food is making a sharp right turn by adding the hamburger’s long-time arch nemesis, the hot dog, to its menu — permanently. The new “flame-grilled” dogs will be unveiled February 23 at locations nationwide and come in two varieties:…