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Avenue of the Dogs Midwest

 

Fluky's
Chicago, IL
Photo courtesy Jason Carlton


The Chicago area features a roadside stop that's been around since 1929, serving Vienna Beef dogs. Fluky's features a marquee that may no longer be the original, but still features the dog and weenie prominently.

(Far left) The marquee at Flaky's

 

 

Mr. Weenie
Peru, IN
Photo courtesy Emily Steele

Say hello to Mr. Weenie at this hot dog stand in Peru, IN. How can one resist a grinning wiener.

 

 

Dan's Dogs (Eat)
Medina, OH
Photo courtesy Steve Felder

A kind of "dinerish" looking joint, selling hot dogs, and root beer desserts, among others, Dan's Dogs is a Medina staple. Here, you can get your dogs anyway you like, even 65 different ways! Want a dog with peanut butter? The Dan's is the place to be.

 

 

Superdawg Drive-in
Chicago, IL
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

Meet "Maurie and Flaurie" of the Superdawg Drive-in restaurant in Chicago, IL. This is the last operating drive-in in Chicago, opening in 1948.

 

 

 

 

Superdawg
Chicago, IL
Photo courtesy Don Gardner


Far left) Here's another shot of the extremely popular 50 year old plus Superdawg Drive-in of Chicago.

(Near left) Maurie and Flaurie's neon images on the side of the Superdawg drive-in eatery building.

Photo courtesy Tony Craig

 

 

Dub-L-Dog
Chicago, IL
Photo courtesy Dirk Burhans

Have a double dog at Dub-L-Dog in Chicago. This is just one of the many hot dog joints in town. As a matter of fact, Chicago seems to have as many hot dog places to eat as the city has skyscrapers, if not more.

 

 

 

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