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Hot Dog of the Day: 35th Street Red Hots

It's National Hot Dog Month! Today, we're visiting 35th Street Red Hots


35th Street Red Hots Right down the street from US Cellular Field, this little bright red hot dog shack is a gameday favorite for Sox fans. But like the Sox this year, this hot dog is disappointing. Served “depression-style,” the dog ($3.50) is steamed, topped with onions, mustard, sport peppers and relish on a plain bun—no poppy seeds—then rolled in white paper with freshly fried, skin-on fries. The dog is tough: it took a bit of gnawing to get through the casing. There’s no “wow factor” here. Not enough mustard or relish, onions chopped slightly too large, and the real kicker, a soggy bun, make this dog average at best. And the fries? They could be crispier. You’ll leave feeling full, but probably not satisfied.—Emily Gilmer

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