CHOW has one of the best hot dog tricks we've seen this summer. You know, aside from the Happy Hot Dog Man and noodle weenies. There's a lot you can do with a hot dog. But one of the most functional things you can do, not that "frankforming" it into Ivan Drago from Rocky IV isn't, is spiral-slice it. What extra function does a curly hot dog have, exactly? You name it: this baby catches condiments like pastas with ridges hang onto sauce. Also, more surface area to become crisp and delectable. Also, it looks cool.