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14 Iconic Chicago Hot Dog Stands

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If there's one food Chicago has perfected, it's the hot dog. You can probably see it now—an all beef frankfurter on a poppy seed bun topped with yellow mustard, white onions, relish, a pickle spear, tomato slices, sport peppers, and a dash of celery salt (you know, basically everything but ketchup—don't you dare!). Chicago-style dogs, or red hots, as they're also known, can be found all over the city. But where can you find the best ones? In the gallery ahead, we've narrowed the list down to the 11 places that are truly top dog.

Eat and Drink Like a Mobster at These Chicago Hot Spots