Woofie's in Overland
By Jonas Weir
In our June 2014 issue we featured some of the best places in the state to get hot dogs, but we forgot to mention your own backyard. Accordingly, we've put together a list of hot dog makers and topping makers (mustard and relish), so you can buy local, eat well, and make your summer barbecue all the better.
Boeckmann Family Farms, Loose Creek
For a hormone-free, antibiotic-free, one hundred percent grass-fed beef hot dog, check out Boeckmann Family Farms near Loose Creek. The farm also sell premium steaks.
www.boeckmannfamilyfarmllc.com • 573-619-2914
Caldarello Italian Sausage, Kansas City
If you’re looking for an pre-cooked pork or turkey frank, look no further than Kansas City’s Caldarello Italian Sausage. They’re known for Italian sausage, though.
www.caldarello.com • 816-679-8669
Davis Meat Processing, Jonesburg
Davis Meat offers a variety of delicious meat treats, including hot dogs.
www.davismeat.com • 39 Hwy NN • 636-488-5227
Meramec Bison Farm, Salem
If you want a true gourmet hot dog, try a bison dog from Meramec Bison Farm. The company also offers a variety of different bison meats.
www.meramecbison.com • 573-729-3148
Geisert Farms, Washington, Missouri
Geisert Farms now offers a delicious hot dog made from their naturally raised pork. Their products can be found at a variety of St. Louis-area restaurants and grocery stores.
www.toadspigs.com • 4851 Old Hwy 100 • 314-791-6942
Swiss Meat and Sausage Company, Hermann
The meat masters at Swiss Meats have offer the Swiss Old-Fashioned Franks and all-beef hot dogs that are sure to make any backyard barbecue better. Swiss Meats’ products can be found at grocery stores and restaurants across the state.
www.swissmeats.com • 2056 S. Highway 19 • 800-793-7917
Williams Brothers Meat Market, Washington, Missouri
Williams Brothers Meat Market offers pre-cooked traditional franks and all-beef franks, plus a variety of other sausage. They also do catering.
www.williamsbrothersmeats.com • 607 W 5th Street • 636-239-2183
Aunt Kiki’s, Washington
Both Aunt Kiki’s Pepper and Onion Relish and Zucchini Relish will jazz up any plain frank. Find the relishes, plus Aunt Kiki’s other products, at grocery stores.
www.riverfrontmarketinggroup.com • 636-432-1440
Florence's Homestyle, Florissant
Florence’s Homestyle Cha-Cha isn’t chow chow, and it isn’t relish. It’s something in between, and it’s delicious. It’s green tomato base will make for a delicious dog topping. Find it online and at grocery stores.
www.florenceshomestyle.com • 314-837-3855
Jeffboyardee Relish, Lake Ozark
Jeffboyardee offers both on hot and mild pickle relish that will kick up any cookout. You can order the relishes online or find them at grocery stores across the state.
www.jeffboyardeefoods.com • 573 480 1655
Sandhill Farm, Rutledge
This organic farm makes spicy mustard with its own Organic sorghum. You can order the farm’s products online or find them at grocery stores across the state.
www.sandhillfarm.org • 660-883-5543
River Bend Specialties, St. Charles
The company’s flagship product, Grandpa Spencer’s Sweet and Spicy Mustard, is a delicious dog topping. But you can also get River Bend Specialties’ pepper relish, called Goose Poop. Find the products online and at grocery stores across the state.
www.mustardsplus.com • 636-922-1004
Jailhouse Brew, Owensville
Jailhouse Jalapeno Brew is a delicious edition to a hot dog for people who like the spicy pepper. Find it online and at various grocery stores.
www.jailbrew.com • 573-645-7479