New York City is no longer the home of the $30 hot dog, thanks to NBC 4 New York. The hot dog vender caught charging astronomical prices for his concessions has been fired, the news station reported.
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Like hot dogs? How much would you pay for one?
A hot dog from a New York City street vendor can cost up $30 if you’re a tourist.
One hot dog vendor located near the World Trade Center is reportedly sizing up tourists and charging them up to $30 while charging New Yorkers $3, according to NBC New York.
NBC reports that the high and variable prices have led to fights and in one, case a customer leaving a bitten hot dog behind in protest.
The news fittingly follows yesterday’s trending Twitter hashtag, #HowToSurviveNYC, which offered advice on the horror of empty subway cars and rental apartments.
In this case, this New Yorker’s survival tip is to avoid eating street meat altogether.