'35th Street Red Hots' on Serious Eats
A few weeks ago, I examined the offerings around Wrigley Field, which turned out not to be nearly as hard as I'd imagined. But as the last three games have resoundingly proved (go Sox!), there is another baseball team in Chicago that deserves some attention. Here are some great places to eat around U.S. Cellular Field.
Here's the thing: Most people think that the Chicago dog has an inflexible formula, one set down from on high, which mandates a certain seven toppings that must be included or the whole deal is off. But the reality I've encountered over the many years I've been searching for the best hot dog in Chicago is far more varied and interesting. Here's the guide to make sense of it all.
"I don't need much in my life, just a 100% all-beef natural casing Vienna Beef hot dog with freshly fried French fries." [Photographs: Nick Kindelsperger] 35th Street Red Hots 500 W 35th Street, Chicago IL 60609 (map) The Short Order:...