For years folks
have been telling me that I had to get to Detroit and to
Lafayette Coney Island. Now I know why. Over
the past 93 years, Lafayette has been serving one of the
best hot dogs in the country.
Above, a Coney
Island All The Way - A grilled hot dog, topped with
Coney Island chili and made "all the way" by topping
with mustard and onions. Along side, a Loose All
The Way - their loose hamburger meat with Coney Island
chili on a hot dog bun, again topped with mustard and
What makes both so
special is the Coney Island chili - a mild chili with a
Clark Kent like kick. It sops nicely into the bun
and tastes great with the hot dog. The onions and
mustard finish it off. Not as chili hot as Texas
Wiener sauce and more flavor than Cincinnati chili.
Washes down nicely with a Vernor Ginger Ale.
Service is friendly
and casual. Grab a seat where you can - a server
will take your order, bring your food and collect your
Across from the
Westin if you're trying to figure out where to stay when