Hot dogs are now available with pastrami bacon at U.S. Cellular Field. (Adam Hoge/

Case Closed: Can You Put Ketchup On A Hot Dog In Chicago?

Upon entering the airspace of Chicago, conventional wisdom has instructed us that one cannot put ketchup on a hot dog.


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!


CBS Chicago went 'undercover' to expose this ketchup bottle at a Macy's hot dog stand. (credit: CBS)

Gasp! Ketchup Offered At Macy’s Hot Dog Cart

In what may be taken as another affront to Chicago tradition – the store that used to be Marshall Field’s was operating a hot dog cart Friday that offered ketchup as a condiment.


Obama Hot Dog

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