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Hot Doug's and Franks 'n' Dogs

JanetLong | May 15, 2012 01:21 PM

Will be in town mid-June and want to go to Hot Doug's because I have heard about that place for years and have never had the opportunity to go. I've checked the site, and there are lots of warnings for expecially long lines on Fridays and Saturdays, so I would like to avoid those days, but that seems to be the only days they make the duck fat fries. Also, it doesn't seem like it's convenient to the transit system, and I won't have a car. We're staying at Embassy Suites on State, which (I think) is River North area, and I'll be using the trains to get around during the day while he's at a conference. Estimated cab fare?

I was wondering if it was worth all of the trouble to get there or if there was something similar more conveniently located.

Also, I saw a tv special on Chicago food and Andrew Z was gung-ho on Franks 'n' Dogs. Opinions on that ???

Need suggestions.


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