For the first installment of Chef’s Choice, I met with chef-owner Rick Martin of Limestone Pizza, 814 Massachusetts St., and invited him to a lunch at any restaurant in town other than his own. His choice: the Chicago dog at Leeway Franks.
Martin explained that for him, the old American standard hot dog and its dressed-up Chi-Town counterpart carry a sense of nostalgia from growing up poor as a child in Wichita, and also trips to visit his brother in the Windy City as an adult.
“I ate a million hot dogs as a kid, whether it be on a bun or sliced between white bread. Whatever it took to get a little food,” he said. Read more>