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Chowdown Showdown: Hot Dogs

Who serves up the best hot dogs in Lake Zurich and Barrington?

It's time for our weekly Chowdown Showdown!

This week, we are on the hunt for the best place to get hot dogs in the Barrington and Lake Zurich area.

You know the drill: All you need to do is sign into our site and then comment below with your vote. Feel free to elaborate on why this restaurant’s hot dogs are fabulous.

You have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to let us know your favorite go-to place for hot dogs.

On Wednesday morning, we will post the top three finalists — determined by your votes in this article, on Facebook and on Twitter — in a poll. And it will be time to vote again — this time for the weekly Chowdown Showdown champion.

Voting will continue through 5 p.m. Friday. We will post the Showdown winner first thing Saturday morning.

Sound good? Great. Now lets get the voting rolling. Which restaurant do you think has the best hot dogs in the Barrington/Lake Zurich area?

Sammy D. March 09, 2012 at 02:51 AM
Hey Coy One, If you are a Gene and Judes fan, try Delicous Redds in Lake Zurich. You wont be sorry, and it will save you the drive.
DLR March 09, 2012 at 09:26 PM
delicious redds. the best.... good hot dogs, good fries, good place
CoolRich59 March 09, 2012 at 09:34 PM
Tried Redds -- Meh. No thanks. Even though Sonic is a chain, they have great Chi-style hot dogs. Best in LZ by far.
Hotdog fan March 10, 2012 at 04:12 PM
What's wrong with you people??? Sonic,really!? You must be cheap! If you want the best go to Bellalukes in Lake Zurich; their hotdogs rule! Please note, you get what you pay for.
John B March 12, 2012 at 02:36 AM
I walked out of Red's due to not carrying cash on me. No credit cards excepted! Bellalukes is great!

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