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The 20 Most Iconic Food Destinations Across America

Every city has that one place that tourists and locals alike go to for local flavor. Which one is the best?

Superdawg Drive-in

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Chicago
What better place to grab a hot dog than in the city it first appeared? Chicago’s family-owned Superdawg Drive-in is known for three things: the two 12-foot-long hot dog statues with blinking eyes mounted on its rooftop and hearty, made-to-order franks. The recipe, which makes for a smokier and spicier sausage, has been the same since the drive-in opened in 1948, when a sandwich and a drink cost just 32 cents. Hot dogs are, as the locals say, “dragged through the garden” and slathered with toppings, then served in a cardboard box with crinkle-cut fries and Superdawg’s signature pickled green tomato.
Website: superdawg.com
Twitter: @Superdawg

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