The vikings tailgater dog. Official Hotdog of the Minnesota Vikings. Same great hotdog you get at the stadium! The Vikings tailgater dog. Since 1937. Fully cooked. The Vikings tailgater dog has been a local fan favorite since the 60's when Schweigert hot dogs were first served in metropolitan stadium. Now these tasty, pork and beef hot dogs are back once again, as the official hot dog of the Minnesota Vikings. So enjoy a traditional taste of the old days, today. U.S. inspected and passed by Department of Agriculture.