Monday, March 9, 2009

A Chicago Disappearing Act

One of my favorite foods is the simple hot dog. And I think I like them simply because they hold mustard and ketchup and relish. People frown when you eat these things straight from the jar.

I knew while I was in Chicago I was going to have to try a hot dog, Chicago-style. A dog with yellow mustard, relish, chopped onions, tomato wedges, a pickle spear, peppers and a dash of celery salt was in my proverbial wheelhouse. I was warned beforehand NOT to ask for ketchup.

During one of my wanders around the city I came across this place:

And here's where the disappearing act happened.

I sat down with one of these:

And within about a minute and a half I had this:

Pretty cool magic trick, huh? Though absolutely delicious it was surprisingly the only one I had during the entire trip.


Anonymous said...

YUCK! I will take mine with HEINZ ketchup and nothing else, thank you very much :-)

FFJewbacca said...

Spoken like a true Yinzer!