Happy National Hot Dog Day!

It's always a good day to enjoy a nice, savory hot dog - but Thursday you can justify that craving!

When people think of Los Angeles, they often think of the downtown skyline, the Lakers and our beautiful beaches. But there are tons of hot dog options in LA! From the downright greasy to the gourmet, LA has it all.

Well, hot dog lovers can rejoice, because the day we have all been waiting for is here! Thursday, July 23 is National Hot Dog Day! Whether you love an all beef frank with mustard, relish and celery salt, or just some ketchup and onion with chili cheese, Thursday is the day to grab a bite and celebrate! On top of all that, July is considered National Hot Dog Month.

And if hot dogs are your favorite food, there is no need to be ashamed! A crack team of encased meat experts say Americans eat roughly 7 billion hot dogs during the summer months. Wowza!

If you are looking for a place to grab a hot dog today, try out the Veinna Beef hot dog locator. Join the conversation on our FOX 11 LA News Facebook page and let us know what your favorite hot dog toppings are!sta