Does Spanky’s Dog House Have the Best Hot Dogs in Town? [TGLRC #38]

Spanky's Dog House

Spanky’s Dog House

Spanky’s Dog House
174 S K St
Livermore, CA 94550
(925) 292-7398
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Before I began my journey to try every restaurant in Livermore, I challenged myself to try every hot dog joint in town (read about it here). That hot doggin’ idea actually inspired me to start The Great Livermore Restaurant Challenge.

Now that I’m closing in on forty restaurants so far, I find that my taste buds are a little more refined than they used to be. A year ago I’d eat anything without much of a fuss. Today I can tell the difference between filler and good food. Who knew?

Yes, yes, I know what you’re thinking. I’ll admit that my pinky finger now rises when I lift a burger to my mouth. But hey, I knew that this challenge had risks.

So what does my pinky have to do with hot dogs? I mean, can you actually have refined tastes and raise your pinky while eating a footlong? Darn tootin’ you can!

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Whales in Livermore? [Photo Friday]

Whale of a Time

Livermore Whales (Photo by Kirk Sylvester)

This is one the whale cool murals at the Livermore Water Reclamation Plant on Highway 84. (map).

Did you know that you can sign up for a tour of the facility? Worried about the smell? Fear not. You can also do the Arm Chair Tour from the comfort of your own home.


Whales at the Livermore Water Reclamation Plant (Photo by Kirk Sylvester).

Riley Loves Downtown Livermore [LR! Pet of the Month]


Say hello to Riley, a Goldendoodle who loves to walk the Arroyo Mocho Trail and hang out downtown. In his spare time he volunteers as a canine comfort pet therapy dog for the Valley Humane Society. Thanks for sharing your photo Lisa, you and Riley totally rock!

Would you like your pet featured on Livermore Rocks! Pet of the Month? If so, send us a photo on our contact page. Include your pets name along with a fun fact about him or her and they just might be the next Livermore Rocks! Pet of the Month!