Grab a Chicago-style hot dog from any of these eateries!
July is National Hot Dog Month! Chicago is known for its famous hot dog style, complete with mustard, white onions, sweet relish, tomato wedges and a pickle spear — no room for ketchup. Stop by these Chicago diners and restaurants for a hot dog and more!
Find a variety of hot dog flavors at U.B. Dogs. Their unique hot dog stylings include the Maxwell polish, traditional Chicago-style or the Joey dog with fries, tabasco and garlic-wasabi aioli. Don’t miss their 2 dog special, which includes two Chicago-style dogs with a basket of fries. Only a 7 minute walk from EnV Chicago or an 8 minute walk from Marquee at Block 37.
Looking for upscale lunch options? Allium Chicago is open for all-day for dining and drinks with their own twist on the Chicago-style hot dog. All house made, the dog features house-ground beef and spices that is smoked, broiled then charred for flavor. The dog then features a poppy seed bun along with locally sourced toppings. If you’re not feeling a luxury hot dog try their grilled halibut burger or the lobster “BLTA” along with a drink from the bar. Only a 5 minute walk from State & Chestnut!
It’s hard to resist the temptation of a hot dog from Devil Dawgs! Their menu features hot dog creations with flavors such as the bacon-cheddar dawg, taco dawg, seoul dawg or the blue demon dawg, a DePaul favorite. The South State location is only a 6 minute walk from AMLI 900.
Visit an Illinois staple, Portillo’s! Started in 1963 by Dick Portillo in the Villa Park neighborhood, Portillo’s was originally known as “The Dog House.” Since its beginnings it has expanded to include locations in Chicago, Illinois suburbs and even restaurants as far as California. Try a Chicago-style or a chili cheese dog favorite. Along with hot dogs, Portillo’s is known for its Italian beef and decadent chocolate cake shakes. Only a 5 minute walk from AMLI River North or Grand Plaza!