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HD1 Mini Review – Haute Dog!

October 10, 2012 by SavvyInTheCity


Checked out Richard Blais' HD1 ("Haute Doggery!") restaurant last night with two friends. Really enjoyed it. We each ordered a hot dog — then split two sides and one dessert.

Here's a bite-sized and stream of consciousness review for y'all about our experience:

Not crowded (easy to grab a table on this Tuesday night)
Not as pretentious as sister restaurant Flip Burger
Affordable (not counting adult beverages, meal/dessert was under $13 including tip/tax)
Just the right amount of food
Smart beer selection/cocktail offering
Got my waffle fry fix (I've been kind of avoiding a certain fried chicken sandwich chain for the past bit…)
Attentive wait staff
Insane soft serve ice cream (current offerings: roasted fig and bourbon and brown sugar)
Gluten-free bun options
All-beef hotdog option if you're not a pork eater
Husband would have been impressed with my "East Bound and Down" dog (quality weiner topped with pulled pork, slaw and honey mustard) paying homage to a show he loves…
Casual but not order-at-the-counter casual


In the words of the Ah-nold, "I'll be back…"

East Bound and Down dog.

L to R: Waffle Fries with "Maple-oy" Sauce (description doesn't do this sweet and sour, slightly spicy, maple-y mess of sauce justice. Mmmm); Plain HD fries with ketchup.

664 North Highland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30306
(Poncey-Highland Neighborhood)
(404) 815-1127

Menu here



1 Comment »

  1. Kate says:

    Okay, I want those fries with sauce. Yum. Is it lunch time yet?

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