With the posting of
Ted's Hot Dogs my email count is going to take a serious
hit. Over the years I've received more email
urging a visit to Ted's than any other restaurant.
The writers were right. Ted's deserves such
The grill is fired
with hardwood charcoal - not a typical restaurant
char-broiler, but real charcoal. You get a hit of
the smoke as you pull into the parking lot. The
charcoal flavor makes the difference in the hot dogs and
Ted's is famous for
their "hot sauce." It's really chili as in chili
dog. Not all that hot, but with a kick and a
strong tomato flavor. Topped with onions - a great
dog. I went for the foot long.
The onion rings and
fries are made on premise. The portion of rings is
huge, and good. I washed the meal down with a cup
of Aunt Rosie's loganberry.
There are a few
Ted's around the Buffalo area, but the Tonawanda Ted's
is the earliest Teds that is still open.