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Lucky Dogs

Lucky Dogs are sold on New Orleans streetcorners from giant hot dog–shaped carts.

Lucky Dogs

Carol Highsmith, photographer, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

A Lucky Dog cart in the French Quarter, 2011.

Well known to locals and tourists alike, Lucky Dogs are an iconic brand of hot dogs sold in New Orleans. Lucky Dogs street vendors sell sausages out of giant steel pushcarts shaped like a hot dog in a bun.