Every third Wednesday in July, the United States celebrates National Hot Dog Day - a holiday dedicated to a traditional American dish. Although in a number of states the date of the holiday is fixed - July 23.
Sausage, nested in an elongated bun cut at one end, poured with ketchup or mustard, is today considered a classic of American cuisine. But no one really knows where the concept of "hot dog" came from in the United States, although it is known that 1893 was declared the big year of "sausage in a bun."
As a national holiday, Hot Dog Day was officially established by the US Chamber of Commerce in 1957. And in 1994, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council was created, which studies the quality of the product, tasting and advertising hot dogs.