Tony’s Tantalizing Whistle Dog: A Bacon-Beef Delight with a Nostalgic Twist!

Introducing the Whistle Dog: a whimsical culinary creation that takes you back to the good ol’ days of classic flavors and nostalgia. Crafted with care and quality by Tony’s Meats in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, this masterpiece begins with the star of the show – Tony’s own all-beef hotdogs. Made with dedication and expertise, these hotdogs are the heart of the Whistle Dog experience.

whistle dog recipe

But that’s just the beginning. Picture this: the hotdog cozily wrapped in a savory blanket of bacon, a Tony’s product that brings a smoky and rich dimension to every bite. The harmony between the all-beef hotdog and Tony’s signature bacon is a testament to their commitment to quality and flavor.

On the grill, magic happens. The sizzle of the bacon, the aroma wafting through the air – it’s a symphony for your senses. Then, cheddar cheese enters the scene. A slice of cheese atop a fluffy bun, waiting to melt into gooey perfection. The anticipation builds as the cheese blankets the bun.

Enter the star of the show – the all-beef bacon-wrapped hotdog, fresh off the grill, nestled in the cheese-covered bun. The grill marks on the hotdog tell the tale of flavors unlocked through the cooking process. As the cheese melds with the hotdog’s warmth, an enchanting transformation occurs.

And it wouldn’t be complete without the finishing touches. A dollop of relish adds a tangy twist, while diced onions provide that delightful crunch. It’s a melody of tastes and textures that dance on your palate.

So, when you bite into a Whistle Dog, you’re not just indulging in a hotdog. You’re experiencing a creation born out of passion and tradition, a product of Tony’s Meats that captures the essence of simple pleasures. It’s a journey back in time, an ode to nostalgia, and a tribute to quality ingredients that make each bite unforgettable.

A very generous thank you to Tony’s Meats for sponsoring this recipe. It is an honour to work with brands that align with our values and make it possible for us to share these recipes with you. 

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Whistle Dog

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


  • 4 Tony’s All Beef Hot Dogs
  • 4 slices Tony’s bacon
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • Hot dog relish
  • Diced onions


  1. Heat BBQ or grill to medium high heat.
  2. Wrap each hot dog in a slice of bacon, secure with tooth picks if necessary.
  3. Grill the hot dogs, turning continuously until the bacon is cooked.
  4. Set the hot dogs aside, place a slice of cheese in the bottom of each bun, place on a grill pad and warm until the cheese is melted.
  5. remove from the grill and add the hot dog, top with onions and relish and serve.
  • Category: entrees, recipes