Guide to Chicago hot dogs
Where to find the best hot dogs in Chicago, the definition of a real Chicago dog and more odes to the iconic encased meat. Hold the ketchup.
It's been said there are more hot dog stands in Chicago than all the fast food chains combined. That's not surprising: Judging by the tongue thrashing you'll get if you meekly ask for ketchup on your Chicago dog at most spots around town, we take our hot dogs (and their trusty sidekick, fries) very seriously. Whether you're looking for the best hot dog stands or creative spins on hot dogs, we've got you covered.
Hot dog stands aren't the only places to get a dog, and Chicago-style isn't the only way to go