Announcing the winner of the 2013 Awards for Best Veggie Dog!
By a laaaandslide, Pinky’s Westside Grill. The Stray Dog ($4.50) received top votes among vegans (vegetarian dog topped with veggie chili, mustard, slaw and onion.) Pinky’s has confirmed the wieners they use are indeed vegan (but I believe the slaw has mayo, though). Vegetarians also liked the One and Only ($4.25) – Charlotte’s first vegetarian corn dog.
Also making a strong showing, The Diamond’s Jumbo Soy Dog ($4.95 – No meat soy dog topped with veggie chili, mustard, slaw and onions.) One reason for its popularity is that Diamond’s uses a vinegar (vegan) slaw.
And finally, there are a number of devotees for Berrybrook Farm’s Tofu Dog ($3.75 – Tofu dog, relish, cole slaw, onions, mustard, and ketchup on a sprouted wheat bun.) Voters described it as “the best faux hot dog I’ve ever had,” and “righteous.“