Seattle Dog

Seattle Dog: Cream Cheese, Grilled Onions, and Yellow Mustard

Plenty of hot dog joints throughout Seattle offer a cream cheese dog, but its origins are unclear. This combo is certainly delicious, especially served with a pile of onions that have been cooked just long enough to get some color but still have a bit of bite.



  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are golden-brown and softened, 8–10 minutes.
  3. Grill hot dogs to desired doneness.
  4. Spread 1 tablespoon cream cheese on each toasted bun.
  5. Arrange hot dogs in buns and top with the grilled onions and a drizzle of yellow mustard.