Po Dog is coming to Capitol Hill, located in what promises to be a sleek shoebox on East Union Street. This new venue, styled after similar single-focus joints in L.A. and Las Vegas, will offer both the standards (dogs with kraut) as well as more exotic concoctions, like a deep-fried, bacon-wrapped dog; an egg-roll-wrapped wasabi dog; and a peanut-butter-and-banana dog. You'll have a choice of all-beef, kosher, or veggie dogs, all served atop a potato bun. Beer, soda, fries, and homemade red Argentinean potato chips round out the menu.
With a projected opening date of October 29,
And the hot dogs? It's simple: Olson wants to offer "gourmet hot-dog dining with a little twist" and something "quick, cheap, and easy." She'll offer slider dogs for happy hour: three mini-dogs and a beer. She hopes to open by the end of the month.