Spike’s is excited to announce that we are now a Zagat rated business.
You may know Robert Parsons from his days at Jake’s, The Benson Hotel or The University Club of Portland. Now he has teamed up with long time friend Spike Friedman to open Spike’s. This is a great read that touches on what makes him, and his newest endeavor, so incredibly special.
Join Drew Carney for some hot dog trivia and learn about the delicious hot dogs used at Spike’s!
A group of local students from Le Cordon Bleu College celebrated National Hot Dog Day with a friendly hot dog decorating competition. KATU News documented the story with great pictures and a story. The students had 40 condiments to choose from while designing their individual creation. After the dogs were made student judges picked the winner!
In celebration of National Hot Dog Day, Spike’s host their very own hot dog eating competition. KOIN’s Kohr Harlan compete’s with two guests to see who can eat the most dogs in two minutes.
Who hasn’t doesn’t have a memory of eating a hot dog? Maybe it was at a forth of July picnic or maybe on a hot summer day at the fair. We all can remember a time from our childhood when we enjoyed a tasty dog with our family or friends. Tablelog takes the hot dog a step further by looking beyond the basic hot dog to find some of the most unique dogs in the nation.
“You’re favorite childhood treat is now an adult gourmet meal to be respected. Welcome to America- the land of endless hotdog possibilities.” -Tablelog
Urban Works crew decided to visit Spike’s Hot Dogs and here is what they thought:
“Spike and his team are incredibly personable and make a mean Spike Dog as well! That, and the endless toppings bar, made the stop well worth it”
Portland is known for non traditional restaurants and Spike’s is no exception. If you are feeling nostalgic and want a well made hot dog this is the place. Go back to the basics or to your childhood with a great tasting hot dog and then make it into something special by decorations it with the any of the over 40 free condiments. Gerry Frank of The Oregonian shares some of his favorite comfort foods with us and Spike’s hot dogs are a perfect fit.