A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from September 08, 2010
Chilly Dog (ice cream on a hot dog bun)

The “chilly dog” borrows from the name of “chili dog.” The “chilly dog” contains no chili and no meat of any kind. According to Cakespy, a “chilly dog” is ice cream on a hot dog bun, with peanut butter, jelly and other toppings usually available.
The restaurant Snacks! in Seattle (WA) offered “chilly dogs” in 2010.
Yelp - Seattle, WA
5219 Ballard Ave. NW
(between N 20th Ave & Vernon Pl)
Seattle, WA 98107
Neighborhood: Ballard
(206) 453-3806
Sonya L
Snacks is AWESOME!  Love this place!

They have all sorts of neat goodies here - hot dogs/veggie dogs, chilly dogs, Bacon Jam from Skillet, soft serve ice cream…the list goes on and on!
Tim Hunter Blogged Here
Chilly Dogs in Ballard!
Posted by: timwack | August 12, 2009
OK, it was news to me.
Dante, the guy who took hot dogs to a whole new experience in Ballard, has opened up a small convenience store just off Ballard Avenue called “Snacks”. Cute place…beer, wine, convenience store food…even Coca Cola from Mexico, as well as some Scandinavian treats.
But what caught me off guard was when a family was being served “Chilly Dogs”. It’s soft serve ice cream, placed on a hot dog bun and topped with all the assorted goodies, like chocolate sauce or caramel.
Serious Eats
Cakespy: Chilly Dogs
Posted On: September 6, 2010 – 3:15 pm
Jessie Oleson (aka Cakespy ) drops by every Monday to share a delicious dessert recipe. —The Mgmt.
When it comes to Labor Day food, the general rule is “it’s more fun on a bun.” Happily, dessert can be part of the party when you combine ice cream and hot dog buns to make Chilly Dogs.
I was delighted when I first came across this confection at Snacks! , a bodega in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Unlikely as it may seem, the combination of toasted hot dog bun lined with peanut butter and jelly, then topped with ice cream is actually quite delicious—the light sweetness of the bun works nicely with the ice cream, with just enough sponginess to absorb the flavor of the ice cream, but sturdy enough that it will keep it contained for a sweet hand-held treat. Of course, it might get a bit messy toward the end, but isn’t that part of the fun of outdoor eating?
serves 1
Hot dog bun, toasted
1 tablespoon smooth peanut butter
1 tablespoon jelly (I used raspberry)
2 scoops ice cream (I used vanilla)

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Wednesday, September 08, 2010 • Permalink

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