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The REAL Sausage King of Chicago (Live in Chicago Pt. 1)

Live on stage from Chicago! Hot Doug explains why he turned down millions and closed his famous sausage shop, and one of the top chefs in the world reveals his favorite candy.

Sporkful Live at Taste of Chicago Guest Lineup Announced!

We're taping an episode of The Sporkful podcast live on stage at the Taste of Chicago on Saturday, July 11 at 1:30 pm. The show is free and open to the public. See you there!

Hot Dogs and Hot Doug’s: An Encased Meat Odyssey

I visit Chicago's legendary hot dog joint Hot Doug's, which is closing down despite million dollar offers to expand. Plus, why hot dogs are sandwiches and the time hot dogs defeated the Nazis.