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marea61780 Dec 18, 2007 09:38 AM

i AM LOOKING FOR A HOT DOG PLACE THAT HAS ALL BEEF DOGS AS OPPOSED TO VIENNA BEEF, ANY SUGGESTIONS???

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    Hensley RE: marea61780 Dec 18, 2007 10:22 AM

    I'm pretty sure Vienna Beef hot dogs ARE all-beef hot dogs.

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      LabRat RE: Hensley Dec 18, 2007 11:10 AM

      Vienna Beef hot dogs are all-beef. The skinless ones are made with a synthetic casing which is removed before packaging The natural casing ones are made with sheep casings. Pork casings are only used on the larger sausages (1/5 pound per sausage or more)

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        chicgail RE: Hensley Jun 27, 2009 04:46 PM

        Yep. That's why Vienna calls them Vienna Beef dogs. Not Kosher, but Kosher-style.

      2. abf005 RE: marea61780 Dec 18, 2007 01:10 PM

        By definition, a Chicago Hot dog IS an all beef hot dog, be it Vienna, Chicago Red Hot or David Bergs. We dont eat that pork/chicken parts crap like they do out west.

        If it's Kosher your after, then look for Best Kosher which are also available at many hot stands and grocers across the city.

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          bbqbrisket RE: marea61780 Jun 27, 2009 02:32 PM

          Best's suck big time. You'd be better off looking for a kosher section in a supermarket.

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            gleam RE: marea61780 Jun 28, 2009 11:31 AM

            You can't have both a natural casing dog and an all beef dog. If you want all beef, just find a place that serves skinless vienna beef dogs, although I don't understand why you'd want that. Red Hot Chicago also makes skinless dogs, and I actually prefer them to vienna, so you might find a stand serving skinless RHC.

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              weinstein5 RE: gleam Jun 30, 2009 05:51 AM

              For all beef hot dogs nothing beat Romanian Kosher Suasage - the best anywhere in the city -

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              Romanian Kosher Sausage Co
              7200 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60626

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