Chicago Dog

“Dragged through the garden” describes the traditional Chicago hot dog, aka red hot, an all-beefer topped with at least mustard and neon-green piccalilli, and possibly hot peppers, raw onions, a pickle spear, and a dusting of celery salt. A poppy-seed bun is traditional. Ketchup is forbidden.

Restaurants With This Dish

Char cheddar burger at Paradise Pup
Paradise Pup

DES PLAINES, IL

Airport Grill

TRENTON, SC

Wiener’s Circle - Close-Up
Wiener’s Circle

CHICAGO, IL

Vienna Beef Factory Store and Café

CHICAGO, IL

Poppy-seed bun holds hot dog with mustard, tomato, relish, pickle spear, and sport pepper
City Dogs | Richmond, Virginia’s Hot Dog Central

RICHMOND, VA

Carlson’s Drive-In

MICHIGAN CITY, IN

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One Response to “Chicago Dog”

Toby Howard

January 24th, 2022

I miss those and Maxwell Street polish.

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