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Classic LA hot dog stand Tail o' the Pup to be resurrected




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Tail of the Pup hot dog stand, near the Beverly Center, 4/7/1985
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Tail O' The Pup owner Dennis Blake.
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Tail o' the Pup owners Dennis Blake and his father Eddie Blake.


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Hot dogs are almost an L.A. staple. You can order them at Dodger Stadium and at Pink's on La Brea, but one place you haven't been able to get them is at a gem of a hot dog stand called Tail o' the Pup. 

The legendary walk up stand closed in 2005, but its memory lives on. Soon enough you'll be able to dine at this hot dog shaped eatery once again. Here with more is Alison Martino of Vintage Los Angeles, a website dedicated to southern California nostalgia. 

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