DIRTY FRANK'S HOT DOG PALACE 248 S. Fourth St., Downtown 614-824-4673 dirtyfrankscolumbus.com When parents are ready to throw in the towel on their kids' hot dog habits, Dirty Frank's comes to the rescue. Where else can you find a place that elevates this tubular food item to an art form? Trying to educate little Hortense or Fauntleroy's palate? Kim chee topping - it's like cole slaw, only from another country! Mango chutney - it's ketchup with attitude. RUNNERS-UP: Schmidt's Restaurant und Sausage Haus, (tie) Wholly Joe's Chicago Eatery and Phillip's Original Coney Island