Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog with Apple Mustard and Homemade Relish

bacon wrapped hot dog the reservoir chicago

A few weeks ago Mike, Iman and I made our way over towards The Riviera Theater to check out the Childish Gambino concert. Before going to the venue, and waiting in the ridiculously long line, we decided to grab some food around the corner at a bar called The Reservoir. The Reservoir has an upscale […]

Taco Diablo, Late Night Grilled Cheese and More – An Evanston Weekend

taco diablo evanston

Most of our food consumption this week took place in Evanston, which is actually kind of rare these days as we venture into the city more and more now that summer is here… kind of. We did take a break from our tour of Evanston to check out the Wendella Fireworks Boat Cruise on Saturday […]

The Francheezie – Hot Dog Filled With Cheese, Wrapped in Bacon

how to make a francheezie

My first experience with a “Francheezie”, as it was called, was at a small restaurant near my parents house about 10 years ago. I had never heard of such a creation until that day and I will certainly never forget it. At this particular restaurant it was made a little differently than I made it, […]

Real Chicagoans Don’t Put Ketchup On Hot Dogs…

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Get off your high horse… since when is it illegal for me to put ketchup on a hot dog? People who say this really annoy me, as if I don’t know a good Chicago hot dog because of the condiments I do, or do not, put on it.  Hot dog “aficionados” will tell you that […]