In New York City, the hot dog is as iconic as the yellow taxi. For locals, one bite triggers memories of sand-strewn lunches on the beaches of Coney Island or the smell of just-cut grass and yeasty beer at a summer baseball game. A garlicky grilled sausage served on a sliced bun with spicy mustard and sharp sauerkraut is engrained in the city’s culinary identity. But like so much of New York’s history, the hot dog’s ancestry lies elsewhere.
An ancient island that endured one of the largest volcanic eruptions in history, Santorini feels like no other place on earth. Here, 120 miles southwest of mainland Greece, everything is brighter: the whitewashed cube-shaped houses, the lapis lazuli sea and the sunsets that light up the caldera. (Courtesy Art Kowalsky / Alamy)
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