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Top 3 Hot Dogs

In the northern suburbs, Dear Frank's still reigns supreme, and their cheese fries are incomparable. I'm veggie now, but if there's one thing I miss, it's a Chicago style hot dog. If there's two things I miss, the second is Gulliver's buffalo wings.

Feb 23, 2009
Rhizome Rizzo in Chicago Area

Top 3 Hot Dogs

Every Halloween, Fluky's went all out, with an animatronic cat that poked its head out of a trash can, animatronic ghostly draping skeletons over the tables. It causes me real emotional pain to know it's closed.

Feb 23, 2009
Rhizome Rizzo in Chicago Area

spices for winter root vegetable soup?

I would absolutely use roasted garlic and fresh ginger. Why not go for broke and add smallish amounts of all your favorite autumn and winter spices? Mace, cloves, allspice, even brown sugar. Or conversely, to freshen things up, think dill, basil, and cilantro if it's fresh enough.

Feb 23, 2009
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