Best Houston Emigre

James Coney Island

The original Nathan's may have invented the "Coney Island" (a hot dog smothered in chili, mustard, onions, and melted cheese), but Houston's James Coney Island perfected it. Since 1923, JCI has been satisfying the guilty-pleasure pursuits of hungry Houstonians. The secret is in their patented chili recipe and the tasty orange cheese that comes out of a metal squirtgun. If you miss Houston, JCI's Congress Avenue outpost now gives you one less reason to.

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