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Stuck with bad hot dog buns? Plagued by overcondimentation? There's a better way. Watch the latest installment of You're Eating It Wrong.

I visit Chicago's legendary hot dog joint Hot Doug's, which is closing down despite million dollar offers to expand. Plus, why hot dogs are sandwiches and the time hot dogs defeated the Nazis.

"Rev" David Ciancio of Burger Conquest joins Dan for one of the more passionate burger conversations you'll ever hear. They cover burger-to-bun ratios, perfect patty formation, cheese on the bottom, and so much more.

What's the best ratio of burger or dog to bun? What's the best shape of watermelon? And what's the ideal serving temperature of each? We cover this and more when we pair two summer staples for your listening pleasure.

Sutter Home's Build a Better Burger Contest is underway, and they've analyzed early entries to compile a list of top burger trends. Some are obvious (spoiler alert--bacon makes the cut) but others are surprising.

We look at basic hot dog augmentations, plus more complex options like those of Chicago, Tucson and Iceland. Advanced chili dog assembly is also discussed.