The traditional Chicago-style hot dog comes “dragged through the garden,” but there are always new purveyors ready to shake things up with gourmet sausages and inventive toppings. The only rule is that ketchup is reserved exclusively for fries and young children who don’t know any better.
Vienna Beef has a monopoly on hot dog stands, and they’ve become the taste of Chicago. However, other sausage makers do great work, so look out for variation.
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