On the west side of Coolidge, between Catalpa & 12 Mile.
Visited yesterday @ 1PM. It was almost a ghost town. Two tables occupied
upstairs. I was the only person downstairs. One other customer was turned
away because they are a cash-only operation.
Chicago dawg was quite good. Good snap. Good poppy seed bun.
Properly dressed. Tasty. Ate half and took the rest home for dinner. It
New York Italian sausage was of the sweet, not spicy, variety. For some
reason, I was expecting spicy. My fault. Good bun w/chew. Good
sausage. The cooked onions were also good. Ate half and took the
rest home for dinner. It re-heated okay.
I noticed an olde fashion, 4-spindle milkshake mixer. I was told that
they used hard/frozen ice cream. I order chocolate and didn't pay
attention to the ingredients or prep. I prefer my milkshakes a bit
coarse. This was soft-serve creamy. My mistake. Not very
chocolate-y. Dunno if they added any chocolate syrup. If they did,
they need to add more. Also, not super-sweet (just as I prefer).
The grill & counter setup make me wonder if they can keep up with a
Overall; if I'm already in the neighborhood and craving a proper dawg,
I will return. If they & Hippo's are equally convenient, I will probably go
I am inclinded to return @ ~12:10 ... just to see what their noon-time
traffic is like ... and whether they are a dawg delivery machine on the
same scale as Hippos.