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Posted: 9:56 AM, Jun 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-10 12:34:43-05

BELLEVUE, Neb. (KMTV) — True hot dog enthusiasts know dogs can be more than just ketchup and mustard. At B&B Classic Dogs in Bellevue, they take that to the extreme serving a variety of style dogs.

From ingredients such as mac'n cheese, baked beans, bacon, and even peanut butter, the Bellevue joint prides itself on its creativity.

"We used to have over 25 type of hot dogs on our menu at one point," said owner Diane Bruce, who opened the restaurant in 2013. "It got a bit extensive so we've cut it back some but our hot dogs are pretty unique to our place and we use creations and ideas from our staff and customers."

During the College World Series in June, Bruce's menu grows by eight new hot dogs, one for each of the eight teams competing in the CWS.
Bruce assigns a team to each of her staff members, who are then tasked with creating a hot dog for that team with a flavor or ingredient from the team's area or city. The employee who designs the best-selling dog will earn a gift card.

"It definitely gets the competitive spirit going here," said Bruce. "We've been doing it since we opened and for three years, the hot dog that won the contest here won the CWS."

This year's CWS teams include Vanderbilt, Florida State, Arkansas, Louisville, Texas Tech, Mississippi State, Michigan and Auburn.

The hot dogs for this year are:

ARKANSAS: 'The OmaHog Dog'
Bacon-wrapped dog topped with pulled pork, spicy or regular BBQ sauce, shredded cheese, and jalapeños

AUBURN: 'The Tiger Paw'
Hot dog topped with pimento cheese and shredded cheese

FLORIDA STATE: 'The Gator Hater'
Bacon-wrapped hot dog on a toasted bun topped with Horseradish mayo, Mac & Cheese, and Parmesan bread crumbs

LOUISVILLE: 'The Hot Brown'
Toasted bun, topped hot dog, special gravy, tomato and bacon

MICHIGAN: 'Wolverine Dog'
The famous Michigan Olive Burger on a dog topped with provolone cheese

Hot dog topped with pulled pork, bacon-baked beans, with hot or regular BBQ sauce

TEXAS TECH: 'The Red Raider'
Toasted bun topped with a hot dog, queso cheese, hot sauce, brisket, and spicy nacho Doritos

VANDERBILT: 'Mr. Commodore'
Hot dog on a toasted bun topped with Sausage Country Gravy, shredded cheese and crumbled biscuits

Hot dogs range from $3 - $10. CWS Specialty dogs will be sold until the end of CWS.

The restaurant has a large arcade with games for children and adults.

B&B Classic Dogs is located at 1020 Lincoln Rd. in Bellevue.

Fri. & Sat.: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sun.: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mon. - Tues.: Closed
Wed. - Thurs.: 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.