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With Independence Day (Thursday, July 4th) and National Hot Dog Month (July) quickly approaching, it’s no wonder hot dogs are having a moment! What says “trending” more than a 65-foot-long hot dog in Times Square? This art installation reflects the dish’s growing popularity – and it doesn’t stop there. Restaurants are also creating endless interpretations of the classic American food. While there are many ways to top your weenie, here’s one easily made at home: Hawaiian-style Huli Hot Dog.

Before Poi Dog Sauces, Chef Kiki Aranita spent seven years as Co-Chef and Owner of Poi Dog, a Philadelphia-based restaurant and catering company that served Hawai’i’s local food. Although Aranita’s brick-and-mortar location closed due to the pandemic, customers can still recreate Poi Dog’s cult favorite menu item, the Huli Hot Dog, with Huli Sauce ($17/12 oz.), featuring flavors of sweet pineapple, deeply savory miso, and fragrant Chinese five-spice, alongside pickled red cabbage, and black sesame seeds.

Poi Dog Sauces also boasts two other wag-worthy sauces, Chili Peppah Water and Guava Katsu, that pair excellently with BBQ essentials (think: marinating burgers and chicken, garnishing even more hot dogs, finishing mac salad, and more).

Poi Dog Sauces are available online for nationwide shipping.