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A Conversation with the Top Dog Guy

A Conversation with the Top Dog Guy

| February 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Max Gibson talks to “The Top Dog Guy” about working there for 23 years, watching college kids come and go, and how to deal with jerks.

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Hot Dogs, Bacon And Red Meat Tied To Increased Diabetes Risk

Hot Dogs, Bacon And Red Meat Tied To Increased Diabetes Risk

| June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

A fresh study looks at what happens after people change their meat-eating habits. Those who upped their intake — about 3.5 servings more per week — saw their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes during four years of follow-up increase by almost 50 percent.

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Oakland’s Trueburger

Oakland’s Trueburger

| April 15, 2010 | 8 Comments

Trueburger, the new hamburger restaurant in downtown Oakland, is, well… true. Genuine meat patties made from meat that is ground on the premises, shakes made with real ice cream (along with other stuff like actual bananas and peanut butter), all-beef kosher dogs that you can get with a side of homemade chili, and truly nice people running the joint. What more could you ask for?

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Hot Dogs 101

Hot Dogs 101

So in an attempt to better educate myself about American hot dogs, I have created an unscientific comparison of the major brands. Included in the list are organic, nitrate-free , and standard hot dogs that you can find locally. I am not recommending one frank over another as I did not try all of these hot dogs, and, honestly, I’ve only tasted a few. Rather, I wanted to share the nutritional information and ingredients lists provided by the manufacturers so people can make their own educated decisions.

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