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Rox to sell world’s most expensive hot dog

Brockton RoxVery clever: the Brockton Rox (independent; Can-Am League) will be selling the world’s most expensive hot dog — an $80 frankfurter complete with truffles and caviar — in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record.

The Rox hot dog consists of a half-pound all-beef foot-long hot dog, deep fried and rolled in truffle oil, then coated with porcini dust, sprinkled with white truffle shavings, and topped with dollops of creme fraiche, caviar and fresh roe. The dog will be served in a blini roll.

The hot dog will go on sale at the Campanelli Stadium concession stands starting on National Hot Dog Day, July 23, when the Rox face the Newark Bears at 7:05 p.m.

The record is currently held by the Foot Long Haute Dog, which sells for $69 at Serendipity 3 in New York City and was introduced on July 23, 2010.

For those not wanting to spend $80 on a dog the Rox will also be giving out vouchers for a free standard hot dog to the first 1,000 fans through the gates on July 23, courtesy of Kayem Hot Dogs and Calise Bakeries.


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