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3324 N. California
Chicago , IL , United States http://www.hotdougs.com/
(773) 279-9550

Even in hot dog–saturated Chicago, Hot Doug’s stands out with a massive menu of specialty sausages, including goofy celebrity items (the Brigitte Bardot is a “mighty, mighty, mighty hot” andouille) and high-low combos like the foie gras and sauternes duck sausage with truffle aioli. Still, their version of the classic Chicago-style dog, with trimmings like celery salt, tomatoes and pickled peppers, is top-notch. Insider’s tip: The duck-fat fries, made only on weekends, attract even longer lines than usual.

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