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Iconic hot dog shop to close in October

by Kim Adams
May 13, 2014


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Customers line up around the block to get their fix of Hot Doug's days after the shop announced it will close its doors in October.

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One of Chicago’s most renowned hot dog shops announced it will close its doors in October. Doug Sohn, the owner of Hot Doug’s in Avondale, simply said: “It’s time to do something else.” Customers typically wait in lines of more than an hour for the famed meats. Hot Doug's lovers should expect those lines to be even longer in the final months.