April 10, 2011
- CASH ONLY
- Food: Sausage Superstore and Encased Meat Emporium
- Decor: If you made a piñata out of Anthony Bourdain...
- Service: Fast & Friendly
- Cost: $$
- Wine / Cocktails:
The Hot Doug's motto says it all: "There are no two finer words in the English language than 'encased meats,' my friend." And in my humble opinion, there is no finer encased meat in Chicago than Doug's. Every dog is a carefully crafted culinary torpedo, and you can taste the love in the food. Sohn also gets big points with me for personally manning the helm at his restaurant every day, and for telling Charlie Trotter and Joe Moore to "suck it" when they tried to ban foie gras.
Foie Dog, Game of the Week, Sauccion, and Duck Fat Fries (Fri & Sat only).