Frankies- A Waterbury Gem is Coming to Brookfield!

Eighty-two years ago, brothers Paul and Frank Caiazzo opened their restaurant in Waterbury – the original Frankie’s. Initially, business was slow – they needed something different to attract more customers. Paul came up with the idea of an extra-long hot dog. Their supplier agreed to make it and their baker provided the special bun. The foot-long hot dog was an instant hit and has stayed that way. In 2011, Forbes magazine named Frankie’s as having one of the ten best hotdogs in the US.

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