In this Monday, March 3, 2014 photo, manager Jimmy Saccoccio, left, works the grill as Sal O'Brien preps a hot wiener "all the way" at Olneyville New York System of Providence in Providence, R.I. The James Beard Foundation named the Rhode Island restaurant one of five "American Classics." (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
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In this Monday, March 3, 2014 photo Sal O'Brien holds wieners he will prep for a customer's order at Olneyville New York System of Providence in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
One of Rhode Island's signature dishes, "hot wieners," got some national recognition last month, when the Olneyville New York System restaurant was named an "America's Classic" by the James Beard Foundation. The diner is the best-known Rhode Island spot for the dish.