In Fairfield: 1708 W. Texas St.
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday
Vinnie Vedella opened his hot dog restaurant last year at a location near Allan Witt Park. He had been in the construction business for 30 years, including 12 years as owner of a local heating and air conditioning business. But his father owned restaurants and bars and Vedella grew up in New York, where hot dog shops and people selling hot dogs from push carts on street corners are common. Vedella said he always wanted to own a hot dog shop. “We’re here and we’re open and we’re the best hot dog in Solano,” he said.
Runner-ups: Costco, Crossroads Food Truck, Hot Diggety Dog, Wienerschnitzel