Hot Dog! New Joint Serving ‘Eastown Style Chili Dogs’ Opens in West Michigan
Like a good chili dog? You're gonna love this!
A father daughter duo has opened a new hot dog joint in Lowell. According to Old Faithful Dog's Facebook page, they're serving up "Eastown style chili dogs".
West Michigan native Eric Elzinga and his daughter Lily are behind the new hot dog stand.
WZZM-13 reports that Eric has been in the hot dog-making business for 20 years. He opened the first Old Fashioned Hot Dogs in 2002 in New Buffalo, Mich.
Eric tells WZZM-13 he felt there was a need for a different kind of fast food in his hometown,
So what better than to have good old fashioned American hotdogs?
The new business opened inside the Marathon gas station at 2001 West Main in Lowell on Tuesday.
Old Faithful's menu includes ten different kinds of hot dogs with steamed buns.
The signature dog, The Old Faithful, comes with chili, cheese pickles, onion, mustard, ketchup. The Cowboy Dog features chili, onions, jalapeño, and BBQ sauce.
You'll also find "Zero Dog Sandwiches" like Tuna Salad on a steamed bun and The Mac and Cheese Sammy.
Sides include Chips & Cheese, Baked Beans, Mac and Cheese, and Big Ol' Pickles. You can also grab a cup of Lily's homemade Miso Soup.
Old Faithful Dog is open Tuesday through Saturday 11a.m. through 7p.m.
According to WZZM-13, Old Faithful Dog is cash only until their credit card machines are up and running, which is expected to happen next week.