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Casual eateries serving hot dogs and 'tropical juices' are all over New York, but Papaya King is the original, still serving the combo today

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Papaya King started as a tropical juice stand, originally named Hawaiian Tropical Drinks, in 1932.
It started serving hot dogs a few years later and has been famous for its tropical juice and frankfurter combo ever since.
The restaurant goes through about 300 pounds of hot dogs each day.
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Taryn Varricchio: Hot dogs are as true to New York as bagels, pizza, and pastrami on rye. But only one spot has been serving their franks with tropical drinks since 1932. The winning combo has spawned many imitators...
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