|Skeenieâ€™s Hot Dogs, Charleston, WV||July 26th, 2007|
|Filed under: General — paul @ 2:17 pm|
2 x with everything, $1.32 each
The second and, unfortunately, final stop on the WV Dog tour takes us too Skeenieâ€™s which has been slapping dogs together for over 50 years. Itâ€™s a great looking roadside shack, that is adjacent to a small house which we later discover is occupied by the owner. Diners are welcome to eat at the most misshapen picnic tables on the planet because thereâ€™s no indoor seating.
I ordered two dogs so I could get charged up for our show tonight. The chili here had quite a bit more kick than the chili over at Romeoâ€™s. The slaw helped mellow it a bit, and brought everything to a nice, tolerable heat level. My general impression was that Romeoâ€™s came out on top. They had a great Yin/Yang/Chili/Slaw thing happening and Skeenieâ€™s just couldnâ€™t compete on that level. However, this place is still top notch, especially if you get a chance to talk with the 80-year old owner. She told us sheâ€™s been eating a hot dog a day for 50 years!!!! Four heart attacks later and sheâ€™s still going strong! If that isnâ€™t a solid endorsement, I donâ€™t know what is.