In America, we cook our hot dogs in beer, dammit. The Beast, aka La Bestia, aka The Motherload -- the name alone should put you on notice that Michael White (Nicoletta, Marea, just-opened The Butterfly) does not eff around when it comes to the 4th of July, but the fruit of his labor that thankfully involves zero fruit lives up to it. His take on the hot dog says damn your rules right from the start by using jalapeno bratwurst instead -- which is only one of many delicious reasons that you should vote for it in Thrillist's Search for the Most America-est Hot Dog. But only after you scroll down to see exactly what this sucker's made of.
There's an Entire Frickin' Lobster in This Bowl of Pho