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Hot Doug's Closing

Hot Doug Before He Was Hot

Sheila Quirke | Posted 12.03.2014 | Chicago
Sheila Quirke

For anyone living in or around Chicago and not under a rock, it's hard to escape the fact that the most famous hot dog stand in America, Hot Doug's, is closing today. BOOM. Just like that, Doug Sohn is walking away from a sure thing. He is the Michael Jordan of purveyors of encased meat, the standard bearer of leave 'em wanting more.

These Are The People Waiting 8-Plus Hours For A Hot Dog

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 10.02.2014 | Taste

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients incl...

Kim Bellware

The Best Hot Dogs In America Are Going Extinct, And Everyone Wants A Bite Before It's Too Late

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bellware | Posted 09.26.2014 | Taste

Get 'em while they're still here!

Chicago Has A Big Wiener Problem

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.08.2014 | Taste

CHICAGO (AP) — In a city known for its love of both eating and bragging about its hot dogs, this was news nobody relished: Gourmet stand Hot Doug's,...

News Of Hot Dog Stand's Closing Prompts EPIC First-World Freakouts

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.06.2014 | Taste

You'd think the world were about to end.