Here in Buffalo and Western New York, we are very proud of our food. The restaurants, bars, and food creations here are one of the things we hang our hats on.

Sometimes I wish there were Buffalo-style foods all over the country because when people come here to visit, they're usually impressed by the countless places that serve up awesome food. Buffalo-style pizza, wings, beef on weck, and yes, Ted's Hot Dogs.

Ted's uses Sahlens, which is a way of life during the spring and summer for many Buffalonians. They have locations throughout Western New York, such as Amherst, Cheektowaga, Orchard Park, and North Tonawanda. But did you know Ted's has a location that is not in fact, it's about as far away from Buffalo as you can get.

Ted's has a location in Tempe, Arizona, and has had a location there for a while now. Many people might not even know that!

The reason there's a Ted's in Tempe, Arizona is the founder of Ted's, Theodore Liaros, opened the location when he retired in Arizona -- bringing a taste of Buffalo to the southwest.

In fact, there will be a second Arizona location in Gilbert (not too far from the first location) opening soon and that one will feature a drive-thru.

I always wanted to go to Arizona and let me tell you, this even more incentive! I guess it's pretty popular with Arizona State University and I can see why.

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