Builds include The Viking, a dog topped with remoulade and diced and crispy onions; the Green Thumb, featuring avocado, pico, arugula, pickled peppers and green goddess; and the Skyline Coney Dog, topped with chili, diced onions, mustard and shredded cheddar.
The menu also features corn dogs plus a variety of sides including waffle fries, onion straws and chili, as well as shakes and floats. The spot will also serve beer once it receives its license.
Angie Mosier, marketing director for the Pihakis Restaurant Group, said “Pete was always nostalgic for the hot dog business” after selling Sneaky Pete’s in the 1980s.
“It was always nostalgic for him,” she said. “So Pete and Nick got together to redefine their version of a hot dog joint, and Hot Dog Pete’s came out of it.”
She said their goal is to “elevate the typical hot dog joint” by focusing on “taking what’s fun and nostalgic and making sure they’re using good ingredients and taking care to build things in a way that’s interesting and new.”
Hero Doughnuts, which founder Wil Drake started as a pop-up, has two existing locations in Alabama.
The menu features brioche style, yeast doughnuts with a variety of glazes and fillings, as well as a variety of sandwiches, salads, burgers and other sweet treats.
Mosier said while opening two businesses in the middle of the pandemic has been “a real challenge,” that Summerhill has been welcoming.
“We’re still feeling optimistic,” she said. “We’re trying hard to make sure that the community knows about us. We’re excited to be there and be part of the neighborhood.”
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25 Georgia Ave. SE, Atlanta. 470-369-6777
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