8 Great NYC Haute Dogs Worth The Extra Dough

When a dirty-water dog from the corner street vendor just won't cut it, you might go searching for one of the many haute dogs from all over the city. We've seen many, and frankly a lot of them feature overwrought, baroque toppings with underwhelming dogs. But a few stand apart as well thought-out creations that do right by the noble tubesteak. Which dogs (and dog-like objects) live up to the hype (and are worth the extra cash)? We rounded up some of our favorites.

Check them all out in the slideshow, or jump to a specific dog below.