Mo Rocca to Host Hot Dog Happy Hour at NYC Wine & Food Fest

Humorist Mo Rocca will host an exclusive hot dog tasting at the Food Network New York Wine & Food Festival

Tickets are available now for the Hot Dog Happy Hour at NYCWFF, hosted by Mo Rocca.

Mo Rocca, writer, humorist, and host of the Cooking Channel program My Grandmother’s Ravioli  (in which he learns to cook from grandparents all over the country) will host the Hot Dog Happy Hour on Friday, October 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. in The Standard’s Biergarten, as part of the festivities for the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival.

The Hot Dog Happy Hour is a brand new NYCWFF event hosted by Mo Rocca, who is also the host of the CBS program Innovation Nation, and is a frequent guest on NPR’s Wait, Wait... Don’t Tell Me!

The exclusive hot dog tasting will feature “tried-and-true traditional hot dogs from old-school New York City institutions alongside contemporary twists on this iconic street cart snack,” including Walter’s Hot Dogs and Asiadog’s creative fusion varietals. There will also be wine and beer will be provided by Southern Wine & Spirits

Tickets to the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival's Hot Dog Happy Hour event, hosted by Mo Rocca, are available now, and admit only those 21 and older.

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Karen Lo is an associate editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @appleplexy.