Chicago-Style Dog Ingredients List
It’s easy and fun to make your own Chicago Dog at home, but finding the necessary ingredients can sometimes prove to be quite challenging. It is obviously simple to find yellow mustard, onion and tomato, but finding the other necessities for you Chicago Style dog is not always that easy.
First, you must start with All Beef Hot Dogs
Vienna brand dogs are are available at most grocery stores. If you like jumbo dogs, you can pick up some rather large great tasting Kirkland brand dogs at Costco stores. Jewel stores sell Vienna Beef and Red Hot Chicago brands.
Neon Green Relish
Rolf’s “Deli Style” Sweet Pickle Relish is available online.
Visit the Puckered Pickle Company to check availability in your area or purchase directly from their online store. Click Here for a list of retailers.
Vienna brand Relish can be found at Jenifer Street Market (Madison) and at many retail outlets in the Chicago area (including Jewel).
Most grocery stores carry a nice selection of deli style pickles. Check out the refrigerated section, as you want a nice crunchy pickle spear. Claussen pickles are probably some of the most widely available pickles.
Crunchy Deli Pickle Spears from are available at many retail stores and online.
Visit the Puckered Pickle Company to check availability in your area or purchase directly from their online store.
Depending on where you live, you may or may not be able to find sport peppers at your local grocery, you can try the specialty isle and if they don’t have any there, you can order from one of any of the following:
Alpino brand Sport Peppers – See Puckered Pickle Company
Dell’ Alpe brand can be ordered online Click Here for details.
IL Primo brand can be ordered online Click Here for details.
Marconi brand Sport Peppers Click Here for details
Vienna Sport Peppers Click Here for Details
Poppy Seed Buns
“S. Rosen’s Mary Ann” hot dog Buns are the most widely known and sold. In the ChicagoLand area, poppy seed buns are available at all most all grocery. Jewel stores sell Arnold Select Chicago Hot Dog Rolls and Jewel’s own brand of poppy seed hot dog buns.
Here are links to the resources we have discussed throughout this page.
Puckered Pickle Company
Red Hot Chicago brandshttp://www.redhotchicago.com/