This is pure nostalgia. This is as close to perfect as it gets. When I worked in Detroit, I ate hundreds of these and there is nothing like it in the world. The Lafayette coney island sauce is unique. When I smelled this, I smiled, when I tasted it, I wept. I would swim in it if it were possible. If you want the Detroit Coney experience, then do make this. It's an odd recipe, but easy and quick. And if you ask for chili fries in Detroit, it will come covered in this sauce. If you like this…
CONEY DOG SAUCE ~ 1 1/4 lbs hamburger, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup chili powder, 1/2 cup ketchup, 1 1/2 cup water.... DIRECTIONS: Brown the hamburger and then add the rest of the ingredients into the skillet and simmer for one hour. Stir occasionally. Serve on hot dogs. This can also be frozen until needed.
Angelo's Coney Island in Flint Michigan ... located on the corner of Franklin and Davison Roads ... home of the best coney islands and fries in the United States (along with Star-lite Coney Island, located on Davison and Center Roads in Burton, Michigan)
July 8, 1968: The Cyclone, one of the largest roller coasters in the U.S., can be seen in the background as people sunbathed at Revere Beach. Built in 1925 by Harry Travers for 125,000 dollars, its cars traveled at a speed of 50 miles per hour and its climb reached a 100 feet. Leo Hurley, whose father and uncle started the amusement era on Revere Beach in 1898 and who ran the last rides before the amusement park closed in 1978, said Revere Beach was "the Coney Island of Massachusetts"