Growing up in Chicago, I have a soft spot in my heart for the places doing Chicago-style hot dogs and Italian Beef sandwiches. I love Chris and Rob’s, and I love Uncle Franky’s. So when the owner emailed me and told me that he was transforming the place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights into a nice restaurant with great live music and a chef who has cooked in the White House, I had to check it out.
WAS IT WEIRD?
I was in a hot dog joint eating a nice dinner. It was a little weird.
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