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Oakland's Hot Dog Wars: Caspers Versus Kasper's

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There are two types of people in Oakland: There are Caspers hot dog people and then there are Kasper’s hot dog people. These two competing hot dog chains with the same name have been providing Oaklanders with juicy excellence since the 1930s. But what’s the story? Are they related? Are they frenemies? And, most importantly, which one makes the better hot dog? No Crumbs’ host Josh Decolongon explores the history behind these two beloved Oakland chain restaurants before sitting down for a blind taste test to find out once and for all which hot dog reigns supreme.

About No Crumbs:

In KQED’s vertical video series No Crumbs, host Josh Decolongon is a foodie field reporter, uncovering histories and celebrating the culture behind the Bay Area’s exciting and diverse culinary landscape. No Crumbs will inspire new perspectives on the Bay Area food scene you thought you knew.

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