Busy Ed Grisamore found time in his schedule of writing columns for the Macon, Ga., Telegraph and planning next year’s annual conference to turn out another book. It’s titled There Is More than One Way to Spell Wiener: The Story of Nu Way-Weiners and it’s the story of America’s second-oldest hot dog chain.
Nu-Way Weiners, founded in Macon, Georgia in 1916, offers world-famous chili dogs, MegaBurgers (TM), Homestyle Breakfast, and drinks with Famous Flaky Ice.
In his eighth book, Grisamore tells how Nu-Way got its name. In 1916, James Mallis immigrated to Macon from Greece and opened the city’s first fast-food restaurant. Thanks to the misplacing of a few vowels by a local sign-maker, Nu-Way’s main dish has been intentionally misspelled W-E-I-N-E-R on its marquee since 1937.
Premiere book signings were scheduled for December 1, 2, 6, 7 and 8.