El Güero Canelo is known for the Sonoran hot dog. (photo: El Güero Canelo)
El Güero Canelo is cherished for the Sonoran hot dog, which is a bacon-wrapped frankfurter served in a savory bread called a bolillo and topped with beans, onions, mustard, mayonnaise and a jalapeno sauce. Owner Daniel Contreras is a Sonoran native; he established El Güero Canelo in 1993.
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