CROWN HEIGHTS — A gourmet hot dog shop is opening next month in the neighborhood, bringing “build-your-own” franks to a Franklin Avenue storefront.
The new eatery will serve hot dogs and sausages made with locally sourced meat and ingredients (with a vegetarian option, too), she said, and will have a large selection of fresh toppings for the “build-your-own” section.
“People can expect their New York-style dogs, the Chicago dog. But as with everything, you have to put your own stamp of creativity on it,” she said.
Reservoir Dogs will be located at 717 Franklin Ave., behind J's Wong near Park Place. (Photo credit: DNAinfo/Rachel Holliday Smith)
Exact pricing is still being worked out, but customers at Reservoir Dogs can expect to walk out with a dog, chips and a drink for between $6 and $10, Kromah said.
The new restaurant space — which shares an address with J’s Wong on the corner of Park Place — is designed for mostly counter service, with limited seating and standing room. A huge spray-painted mural of the 3 train dominates the small storefront, created recently by street artist and 5Pointz co-founder Meres One, who lives in the area.
Kromah and her partner created the restaurant (the name of which she would not confirm nor deny is an homage to the Tarantino film) after doing extensive research about food options in the area and realizing there was an opening for hot dogs.
“It’s something that reminds you of your childhood. It’s close to being a kid. I think everyone enjoys that,” she said.