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Where to find the best hot dogs in Chicago

We asked, you answered. Where to find the best places for a hot dog in Chicago. We've got restaurants, hot dog stands, and a couple of surprise suggestions.

Chicago Air & Water Show

If you're going to watch the 2017 Chicago Air and Water Show this weekend you don't have to fight the crowds for blanket space.

Roy's by James Beard Award Winner: Dinner for 2

TravelZoo has 

secured an exclusive deal for half off at Hawaiian-influenced hot spot Roy’s locations across the country, available through summer.

Why We Love It

Oysters Rockefeller at Smithfield DURoC Chef's Table

August 5 is National Oyster Day, and Chicago's breaking out the bivalves. Here are a few pearls of places with specials so you can slurp and shuck your way through the city.

Tango Twins at Artango Bar and Steakhouse

Argentina's renowned , brothers Nicolas and German

Maison Marcel

This year's Bastille Day brought with it many a celebration of all things French, including the opening of Lakeview's newest food scene addition, French bakery Maison Marcel. Vive La France!

In Lincoln Square you can experience a superb, sultry, and sexy version of traditional Argentine tango culture at Artango Bar & Steakhouse.

At Wrigley BBQ, the fresh meats are rubbed with a homemade spice blend then wood smoked for up to 20 hours over oak, apple, hickory & cherry woods. It is the real deal. Made with love.

Imperial Lamian Beef Fried Lamian - Wok fried hand pulled noodles, NY Strip, mixed bell peppers, soy sauce

We know mom always said not to play with your food, but Build Your Own Lamian at