Any East Lansing college student knows after lots of partying... er, studying. Definitely studying... you need late night snacks or sometimes early morning tailgate food.

So, a couple college friends decided to open up a new wiener shop to scratch that itch. It turns out, world famous hot dog eater Joey Chestnut approves.

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East Lansing's New Hot Dog Joint

University Weiner is offering up "the original deep fried weiner." These aren't just any dogs. The flavors are uniquely crafted with your choice of a Koegel Vienna, 100% Beef Small Weiner (or 1/4lb option) or a "Plant Weiner" for the veggie lovers. They even offer a gluten free bun.

Clearly, this isn't your standard hot dog stand. Standard toppings like ketchup, mayo, mustard or BBQ are free. Crazy toppings you'll crave are only a little extra.

  • Meats like: Pulled Pork, Bacon or Chili
  • Mac 'n Cheese
  • Neon Relish (the stuff that looks like it's glowing -- keep it off my weiner haha), regular relish or a pickle spear.
  • Veggies like tomatoes, Sautéed Onions, Sautéed Peppers or slaw
  • Even shredded cheese or Crushed BBQ Lays (sounds amazing)

They have themed dogs like the Spartan Sizzler, a game day special. That has bacon, creme cheese, hot sauce and sautéed peppers & onion.

Joey Chestnut tries a University Weiner

Looks like the owners found Joey one night on the street. Chestnut said, "That's a damn good hot dog... a good weiner."

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There's no better endorsement than one from a world-famous hot dog eating champ.

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It's the creativity behind the shop that will definitely get attention. Here's a homemade video they did -- the bloopers at the end will get you.

University Weiner Location and Hours

The new hot dog joint is located at 551 E Grand River Avenue, East Lansing, MI, 48823. It officially opens August 19th.

Right now, the hours listed on their online ordering website are:

  • Monday through Friday 8am-11am and 2pm - 2:30am
  • Saturday & Sunday 8am-11am and 2pm - 2:30am

Definitely the style and hours of a giant, hungry college town.

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