Again, because we care about you and your ability to get free stuff: we have ironclad verification from Hot Dog on a Stick that, in celebration of “National Hot Dog Day” (are you kidding with these days? Someone please get the Appeal a day and we can give out free online journalism. OH WAIT.), the Stonestown Mall location of HDOAS will indeed be giving a free hot dog (presumably, on a stick) to every customer between 5 and 8 this evening.

Hot Dog on a Stick’s in the food court at Stonestown, in the upstairs middle area. (What? We like their lemonade.) Dinner at the mall, what could be finer?

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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