When I started poking around in Chicago, I found a surprising array of corn dogs, from Texas hot links in Anson Mills polenta batter to foie gras corn dogs to a pair of dogs topped with chili and cheese.
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Lately, I've realized that during my heartwarming coming-of-age Lunch in the Loop journey, I haven't done much exploring of hot dog joints. Mostly because there aren't as many as you'd think in the Loop. The majority of the hot dog stands live in the other parts of the city. Weird, right?