Hot dog blogger stops in Southborough

Above: Merlino enjoys a chili dog at the Recession Stand in Southborough (via

Natick’s Rob Merlino had a goal. In the month of July – National Hot Dog month for those of you who didn’t know – he pledged to eat one hot dog a day at a different Metrowest eatery each time. On day thirteen he made his way to Southborough’s Recession Stand.

Merlino, who formerly owned his own hot dog stand in Southborough before health issues forced him to give it up, chronicled his adventures on his blog You can read about his visit to the Recession Stand here.

You can also check out this video of his visit. (Click here to view on YouTube.)

The Recession Stand is located at 169 Boston Road (Route 30). Directions and more on their website (

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