Posts tagged "Chicago hot dog"

Don't waste what's left of summer! Enjoy these Labor Day events.

Don't waste what's left of summer! Enjoy these Labor Day events.
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I hate Labor Day. Sure, the long weekend is awesome, but that means the end of summer. Time to get in those last few weeks of Chicago activities. Strangely, there isn’t a ton going on this weekend – I guess the magic event people figure everyone’s barbecuing – but here are a few highlights.... Read more »

An awesome event at Blockbuster....yes, I said Blockbuster

An awesome event at Blockbuster....yes, I said Blockbuster
I completely forgot that it was Air & Water Show weekend until I was scared half to death by jets buzzing over the downtown area. Since lining the Lake is not an option for the Quirk – I don’t like to be mowed down by double-wide strollers and mini vans – I’ll have to find... Read more »

Chicago's best hot dog stands

Chicago's best hot dog stands
A few months ago, I committed a Chicago sin: I admitted that I put ketchup on my hot dog. Horror of horrors. My original post brought to light the history of the Chicago-style hot dog, a Depression-era meal created by Fluky’s. But there are plenty of other famous hot dog stands throughout Chicago, so here’s... Read more »
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The Wiener Circle has it's own reality show. Really? Really?!

The Wiener Circle has it's own reality show. Really? Really?!
Why would anyone want to watch drunken Lincoln Park trixies get yelled at by bitchy hot dog stand workers? Oh, I forgot. People will watch anything. Tonight at 9:00 p.m. is the premiere of the famous Wiener Circle’s reality television show on TruTV. I can find very little information about it except for what is... Read more »

I'm a Chicagoan, and I like ketchup on my hot dog. Deal with it.

I'm a Chicagoan, and I like ketchup on my hot dog. Deal with it.
I love love love hot dogs, but I’m a traitor to my Chicago roots; I have to pile on the ketchup and onions. I hate Chicago-style hot dogs, and I get sooooo tired of people making a big deal about how I prefer my dog. (My picture is even on the Wall of Shame at... Read more »