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Dan and guest Eric Zorn of the Chicago Tribune cover most over- and underrated options. You'll be shocked by where Dan places the sandwich. Plus, a caller offers useful advice on navigating restaurant choices.

Peter Sagal joins Dan to discuss growing up as a fat kid, his opinions on Chicago pizza, grilling the perfect burger, how Courtney Love turned him against melted cheese, and much more.

The second ever Sporkful Chicago Meetup will take place on Sunday, February 24, from 5-7 pm, at Clark Street Ale House, 742 N. Clark St. Sporkful T-shirts will be on sale, but merriment will be free!

We look at basic hot dog augmentations, plus more complex options like those of Chicago, Tucson and Iceland. Advanced chili dog assembly is also discussed.

I lived in Chicago for three years, and it remains my favorite city in the US. I'll be back in town over July 4th weekend, which creates a perfect opportunity for an in person Sporkful meetup! It'll take place on Friday, July 1 at Monk's Pub at Lake and Wells in the Loop, from 6-8 pm. The event is free,