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List: Rutt's Hut in Clifton named best hot dog in US

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The Daily Meal has released a list of America’s 75 Best Hot Dogs for 2018, and a hot dog joint in New Jersey took home the number one spot.

Rutt's Hut in Clifton finished first in the entire country.

Their trademark is the "Ripper," a hot dog deep-fried in beef fat until it rips apart.

Two other New Jersey establishments also made the list.

Jimmy Buff's Italian Hot Dogs in West Orange and Kenilworth came in at number 23.

They are known for a deep-fried hot dog with peppers, onions and sliced potatoes.

Max's Famous Hot Dogs in Long Branch finished at number 56.

Their dogs come from a Jersey-based company and you can top them with almost anything you can think of.

To see the full list, click here.

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