Wednesday, May 25, 2016

A history of the Chicago-style dog

This is a long article in Thrillist, but it's interesting if you like a good Chicago dog like I do.

To this day Vienna uses the original natural-casing, all-beef recipe developed by Jewish immigrants that gives the Chicago dog its distinctive flavor profile, snap, and texture.

The Chicago dog is basically a Frankfurter made out of beef, because kosher dietary restrictions wouldn't allow pork.