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“unique, distinctive hot dog stand”
In May of 1948, Superdawg® was established at the corner of Milwaukee, Devon and Nagle in Chicago. Superdawg® continues to be family owned and operated in the same location today. Maurie Berman, a recently returned G.I. from World War II, married his high school sweetheart Florence (Flaurie), in August of 1947. Maurie was attending Northwestern University, studying to be a CPA, while recent Northwestern grad Flaurie was teaching in the Chicago Public Schools. With their "school-year" schedules, the newlyweds wanted to open a business that they could operate during the summer months. Many other returning G.I.'s were opening roadside hot dog carts and Maurie and Flaurie decided to open their own roadside hot dog stand, one that would be as unique and distinctive as they were.
First, this isn't a traditional Chicago style hot dog, Superdawg is in its class. No tomatoes or celery salt, but you get a tasty all beef hot err I mean Superdawgr, a tangy/sour piccalilli... Read more
Had lunch at Superdawg Drive-In on Thursday afternoon. The spot belongs in the top tier, if not the top, of Chicago dogs as well as other greasy snacks. Quality: The Superdawg was the best... Read more
A Superdawg is not exactly a traditional Chicago dog. But with a pickle spear on it and neon green relish and celery salt and sport peppers, it is definitely in that wheelhouse. But the all beef... Read more
- Sun - Thu: 11:00 am - 1:00 am
- Fri, Sat: 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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