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Ripper (hot dog)

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Ripper (hot dog)

Rippers with onion rings
Type Hot dog
Place of origin United States
Region or state New Jersey
Main ingredients Hot dog bun, hot dog

Ripper is the slang term for a type of hot dog. The hot dog is deep fried in oil until the casing bursts, or "rips".[1]

"Rippers" were featured in the Travel Channel special "Hot Dog Heaven" and served as a major plot point in a first season episode of the internet serial "Ripster's" which centers on the Pennsylvania tavern of the same name that serves a similar type of hot dog.

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  1. ^ Schumer, Fran. " HOT DIGGITY! DOG DIGGITY! -- RESTAURANTS; Two Rippers, P.C., With Relish Mother Made", New York Times, Published: May 24, 1998. Accessed October 3, 2007.
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