Sizzling Canine Mike to return this weekend


In 2010, a person donning a fedora and thick, black-framed glasses calling himself Sizzling Canine Mike began popping up round Central Arkansas with a modestly sized cellular sizzling canine cart and a reasonably easy menu of all-beef storebought franks, primary condiments and generic buns. By some means, he grew to become one of the crucial hyped meals purveyors in Little Rock. Not that his creations weren’t ingenious and enjoyable. There was the WooPigHotDog, with bacon, slaw, onion and barbecue sauce. TheCAPITALdog with cream cheese, relish and sport peppers. And there was Sizzling Canine Mike himself and his social media savvy, which helped propel him to Little Rock stardom.

Michael Juiliano, AKA Sizzling Canine Mike, amassed 1000’s of Twitter followers. He was interviewed by the night information each time he created new sizzling canine concoctions. His sizzling canine had been featured on the “Immediately Present” in 2011. In 2012, after a bidding conflict on Twitter, he offered 4 lobster topped canine for $1,501 {dollars} a chunk, breaking the world report for the most costly sizzling canine ever offered. The $6,000 in proceeds got to native homeless charity The One, Inc., the group behind “The Van.”

In early 2013 he introduced he was shutting down the cart and transferring to New Jersey to take over the household enterprise. He hosted a farewell tour titled “Till We Eat Once more.” That didn’t final lengthy. He returned to Little Rock a short while later and began a marketing campaign on GoFundMe to lift cash to open up a brick and mortar within the River Market. He was in a position to elevate $11,000 and opened up a storefront location in November of 2013. A pair months later, he introduced the enterprise was closing. If you happen to Google “Sizzling Canine Mike Little Rock” a number of articles seem: “The Ascendancy of Sizzling Canine Mike,” “A Frank Dialogue on Sizzling Canine Mike,” “The Fall of the Sizzling Canine King,” which, justifiably, give side-eye to Mike’s bait-and-switch enterprise trajectory, or which rattling the meals with faint reward, like “The new canine are wonderful.”

We reached out to Mike to see what he’s been as much as and how much creations he’s provide you with since his departure, however haven’t heard again but. Mike’s return this weekend celebrates his ten yr reunion (kind of).

Proceeds from Mike’s return this weekend will profit the Eli Talley Basis for childhood most cancers. Sizzling Canine Mike will likely be arrange at Home Home within the Heights at 5501 Kavanaugh Boulevard from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. (ish) and 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. (ish) Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19.

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