Chances are, upon hearing the name of Prahran's popular hot dog hangout, Massive Wieners, you will either burst out laughing or start thinking of a barrage of dirty jokes. Well, you can rest your puerile minds. There's much more to be said about these dogs that doesn’t require censoring.
Massive Wieners is the most recent in a long line of entrepreneurial ventures by fun-loving mates Dave Brennan and Liam Magee. With staff dressed in sharp, short-sleeved shirts and bow ties, every aspect of Massive Wieners has a sense of humour, and snagged consumers can’t help but get into the spirit.
The wieners themselves come in three sizes – the 12" Massive Wiener, the 6" Average Joe and the 3" Little Pecker – and are tailor-made from pork (with a soy option for vegetarians), dished up in buns delivered daily from a local baker, and served with relishes and toppings including sauerkraut, cheddar cheese, beef and bean chilli sauce or jalapenos.
Since moving from Greville Street to a more prominent spot on Chapel Street in 2013, the boys are now serving up fries and shakes along with your dog of choice.
The lads also have have a competition wiener, 25" that you have to consume within five minutes. Wiener winners win spots on the Wall of Fame; losers must endure the wall of shame.