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Wrigley Scoreboard Operator, Darryl Wilson and Hot Doug's, Doug Sohn, Dish on Life at Wrigley

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 10.21.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I am fascinated with the scoreboard at Wrigley Field. It is made of sheet steel, as are the numbers that are manually adjusted by operator Darryl Willson to reflect the scores of the games going on at any one time in the National and American Leagues during Cubs baseball games.

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.

America's Best Hot Dogs

Food & Wine | Posted 09.11.2013 | Taste
Food & Wine

From classic franks to artisan wieners with toppings like kimchi, here are the nation's best hot dogs.

Doug Sohn Talks Good Hot Doug's Tattoos, Bad Hot Doug's Songs and More

Mark Bazer | Posted 11.04.2013 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Hot Doug's owner Doug Sohn, one of our all-time favorite guests, returns to The Interview Show to talk about his new book called ... Hot Doug's: The ...

About Last Night's Kimchi

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 10.14.2013 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

My weekend in The Windy City included gourmet hot dogs, Comicon, a Kimchi Eating Contest, Superhero Strippers and a 8 to 10 pound weight fluctuation each day.

My Lunch with Adam Smith

Floyd Elliot | Posted 09.30.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

When I got to the car, I saw a tidy red envelope on my windshield: a ticket. I checked: I still had half an hour on the parking time I'd bought. Freakin' Adam Smith.

Book About Chicago's Favorite Hot Dog Spot In The Works

Posted 05.02.2012 | Chicago

There's a lot you can do with a hot dog. At Chicago foodie staple Hot Doug's, for example, they fry them, smoke them and soak them in beer. Soon en...

The Story Of The City's Encased-Meats Mastermind

Skokie, IL Patch | Samantha Nelson | Email the Author | 6:00am | Posted 06.07.2011 | Chicago

When Doug Sohn was working as a cookbook editor in 1998, he and three friends set out to evaluate the city's hot dogs stands. Little did they know wha...

Chicago Live! Taping To Feature City's Top Chefs And Foodies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Food lovers will not want to miss this evening's taping of Chicago Live! Chicago Live! is a weekly stage and radio show that features whatever and w...

10 Chefs and the Sandwiches They Love

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

The sandwich: generally thought of as two or more slices of bread and some filling in between. Every country has their own interpretation from a ba...

Slash And Dine's Shannon Bucaro Talks Food, Horror Movies And Her Hot Doug's Engagement

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Monday, hairstylist, food blogger and horror movie enthusiast Shannon Bucaro made some news when her boyfriend proposed marriage while standing in ...

PHOTOS: Chicago's Ten BEST Hot Dogs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago has the best hot dogs in the country. While we will argue aggressively over who has better pizza with New Yorkers, we generally don't go there...

Half Acre Challenge: Do YOU Want To Be A Sausage?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

To celebrate their new beer, the folks at Half Acre brewery are teaming up with the Chicago sausage experts at Hot Doug's for a Celebrity Sausage cont...

Hot Dougs Delivery Service Halted

Gapers Block | Andrew Huff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It didn't take long for our story about Hot Doug Drop to make the rounds about town yesterday, but before the day was done, the unofficial Hot Doug's ...

First Foie Gras Ban, Then Trans Fats, Now All Meat?

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Meathead

Can you imagine the city built by the Amalgamated Meat Cutters going meatless for a month? Can you see Da Coach wandering from table to table at Ditka's selling grilled tofu during the playoffs?