Small-Group Chicago Food Tour: Wicker Park and Bucktown
Let your local guide lead you through the streets of Wicker Park and Bucktown as you search for authentic and local cuisine at six different cafes and restaurants.
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Doug is the most famous weenie maker in town, and deservedly so. He serves multiple hot dog styles (Polish, bratwursts, Chicago) cooked multiple hot dog ways (char grilled, deep fried, steamed). Confused? He’ll explain it all. While the chatty Cubs lover is renowned for his gourmet ‘haute dogs’ – say blue-cheese pork with cherry cream sauce or sesame-ginger duck – his old-school, Chicago-style frankfurter remains the top seller.
On Friday and Saturday, Doug offers his popular fries cooked in duck fat. Unless you arrive before 10:45am, the line will be snaking out the door no matter what day it is. Don't worry: it's a good-natured gathering, with folks even known to burst into a group sing-along. Cash only.