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An assortment of Hot Doug’s hot dogs & sausages (Photo Credit: Dave Johnson)

Hot Doug’s To Close Permanently In October

It looks like Hot Doug’s, the holy temple of hot dogs located in Avondale, is closing. Not to be hyperbolic, but this may be the worst news. Ever.

05/06/2014

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Fan Injured By Hot Dog Suing Royals

If it had been a foul ball or broken bat that struck John Coomer in the eye as he watched a Kansas City Royals game, it’s unlikely the courts would have forced the team to pay for the surgeries and suffering he’s endured.

670 The Score–11/01/2013

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Best Bets For National Hot Dog Day

Poppy seed bun, yellow mustard, chopped onions, BRIGHT green relish, dill pickle IN THE SHAPE OF A SPEAR, tomato, peppers, celery salt. Oh! And the hot dog. Don’t forget the dog. Preferably Vienna.

07/23/2013

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New Hot Dog Hall Of Famer For Chicago

There’s a new hot dog hall of famer in Chicagoland.

01/22/2013

Hot dog. (Credit: White Sox.)

White Sox Unveil Two-Foot-Long Hot Dog

​In honor of National Hot Dog and Sausage Month, the White Sox have introduced the “Giant Slugger” hot dog at U.S. Cellular Field.

670 The Score–07/03/2012

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Conan’s Triumph The Insult Comic Dog VS The Weiners Circle

There’s nowhere scarier than Lincoln Park’s The Weiners Circle. No shady viaduct, abandoned house or hospital psych-ward will leave you feeling as demoralized and insulted as the good folks at one of Chicago’s… finest… establishments. Which is probably what led Conan O’Brien the send the innocent Jack McBrayer there to get a hot dog…

06/15/2012

Hot Doug's (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

U Mad? Ketchup On Hot Dogs

On this edition of ‘U Mad,’ Mason Johnson hits the streets of Chicago as if he’s a real reporter to solve the mystery of ketchup. Is it, or is it not, okay to put on hot dogs? His findings may shock and surprise you!

02/07/2012

Hot Doug's (credit: Steve Hardy/CBS Local)

Best Of 2011: Fast Food

Being the singular expert on ‘Best Of’ articles about fast food, I went ahead and compiled a list of some of the best of the best. So I present to you, my friends, the best fast food I had to eat for my job this year! Here’s to my health!

01/04/2012

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5 Best Hot Dogs: I’m Right (And You’re Wrong)

Here are five of the best hot dog joints in the Chicago-land area. Don’t see your favorite on here? Then why dontchya whine about it!

10/18/2011

Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational on the South Course at Firestone Country Club on August 4. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Fan Throws Hot Dog At Woods

SAN MARTIN, Calif. (AP) — A strange year for Tiger Woods took another bizarre twist Sunday when a fan was arrested for running toward the seventh green at CordeValle and tossing a hot dog in […]

CBS Chicago–10/10/2011

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Obama: ‘You Shouldn’t Put Ketchup On A Hot Dog’

President Barack Obama was born in Hawaii and didn’t move to Chicago until he was 23 years old, but nevertheless, he proved Friday that he is, in fact, a true Chicagoan.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2011