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Chef Sam DeMarco and Hollywood director Frank Coraci seek out the 3 tastiest, most creative hot dogs in Chicago, made with everything from Kobe beef to smoked venison!

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Bangers and Lace

Bangers and Lace is a European pub known for unique meats and an extensive craft beer selection. Their Venison Dog is topped with fig preserves, smoked bacon, black currant, candied walnuts, pickled onion, crème fraiche and jalapeno slices.

1670 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622

El Hefe

El Hefe is a Mexican restaurant and nightclub with the tagline, “Super Macho Taqueria.” Try the Hefe Dog, a Kobe beef hot dog wrapped in mesquite bacon and deep-fried, served on a Mexican bolillo roll with spicy mayonnaise, charro beans and more.

15 W Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60654

Inn of Chicago

This stylish hotel is just half a block from Chicago’s famous Magnificent Mile. Check out the Skyline Terrace on the 22nd floor for breathtaking views of the city.

162 E Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60611

See & Do

Matilda is a restaurant and bar with attitude in the Lakeview section of Chicago.

3101 N Sheffield Ave #1
Chicago, IL 60657

O’Hare International Airport

One of the busiest airports in the world, O’Hare offers flights to 198 destinations from its 189 gates.

10000 West O'Hare Ave
Chicago, IL 60666

Phil’s Last Stand

In the Ukrainian Village section of Chicago, Phil’s Last Stand is an old-school hotdog and hamburger stand. Ask for the off-menu item, the Phil’s Special, a hot dog topped with macaroni and cheese, among other things.

2258 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60622


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