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Pink's Hot Dogs Are Gonna Cruise the Miracle Mile...In Vegas

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A Los Angeles landmark is finally ready to expand to a second location...after 70 years in the business, but forget about the line...first you've got to get yourself to Las Vegas.

Pink's Hot Dogs is prepping to take up a spot in Planet Hollywood's Miracle Mile Shops come August, heralds the Las Vegas Sun. It's likely that Sin City residents and tourists will find familiar names on the menu, like the dogs named for Martha Stewart, Rosie O'Donnell, and Ozzy Osbourne, but dogs that are named for folks near and/or dear to Angelenos' hearts, like those named for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, new LA Phil Conductor Gustavo Dudamel, or iconic California "explorer" Huell Howser may not mean quite the same thing.

One thing that won't get lost in translation we hope is the taste of the dogs. Some folks are loyal devotees to the dogs, and don't mind the legendary lines, but others eschew the topping-laden wieners in favor of other LA hot doggeries. Hot dogs aside, it's good news for about 30-35 people, adds, the Sun, who are looking for work, since the new Pink's means new jobs.