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ChiDogO's? Anyone been yet?

beauxgoris Nov 17, 2010 05:57 PM

I just heard about this place which is supposed to have Chicago style dogs and beef subs. Has anyone been yet? I'd love a review.


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    Foodgeek Dec 20, 2010 10:30 AM

    It's on U and 14th. I liked the Chicago hotdogs a lot but found the beef in the Italian beef sandwiches to be a bit dry. I liked the hot peppers in the beef sandwich though. The fries looked good but I didn't try them.


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    1. re: Foodgeek
      Dennis S Dec 20, 2010 11:30 AM

      Do they not dip the Italian Beef?

    2. Insidious Rex Nov 19, 2010 09:25 AM

      And they serve Goose Island?! Do they also play cub games in the dining room?

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      1. re: Insidious Rex
        piafoodie Nov 19, 2010 02:17 PM

        OMG Italian Beefs in DC!! Can't wait to try it..........

        1. re: piafoodie
          Dennis S Nov 20, 2010 06:40 AM

          Don't forget Windy City Redhots. They've been there for over a year. Great Italian Beefs (the guy just moved from Chicago before opening up). Not in DC, but in the area.

          1. re: Dennis S
            piafoodie Nov 20, 2010 02:55 PM

            Is that the one out in Leesburg? I haven't had a chance to get out there yet!

            1. re: piafoodie
              Dennis S Nov 21, 2010 05:06 AM

              Yes - apparently he has two. I've only ever been to the one East of Leesburg on Rt 7. I think he does some hours at each place. At any rate, every time I've gone, the owner is there (though now he usually has one or two helpers as well).

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        Soup Nov 18, 2010 05:50 PM

        is this a food truck or resturant.

        Been out to sterling area (where a food truck does a good chi dog).

        If this is half as good as the stuff I used to get in chicago, I'm in.

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        1. re: Soup
          hamster Nov 18, 2010 07:01 PM

          It's a restaurant at 14th and U.

        2. tommyskitchen Nov 18, 2010 04:38 PM

          Looks like they are preparing for an opening on Monday....

          1. tommyskitchen Nov 17, 2010 06:35 PM

            They still have 1 more inspection to go before it opens - Look for Thanksgiving week or week after...assuming that goes well.....

            1. Dennis S Nov 17, 2010 06:12 PM

              This seems to be an odd trend.

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              1. re: Dennis S
                RobertM Nov 19, 2010 03:40 AM

                Funny trend indeed. First we get loaded up with $9 to $15 burger joint options. Now I think we will see the same price range on hot-dogs, or sorry, quality sausage's......
                There was a place in San Francisco, Rosamunde Sausage Grill, that I think would do great here.

                1. re: RobertM
                  monpetitescargot Nov 21, 2010 01:17 PM

                  oh! i loved rosamunde. even their vegetarian sausage was good. somewhat dry (like many veg sauces) but well-flavoured and good bread. i wish they would open one up in dc.

                  their menu was really nothing like chidogo's, though. and i remain skeptical of the latter after viewing their website.

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