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L.A. Weekly's Year in Food 2008


From Jonathan Gold's article: "My father was obsessed with hot dogs, to the point of distraction, and although he could discuss Bellow, Shostakovich or Jerome Kern for hours, he was happiest, I think, expounding on the great frankfurters of his youth: the taut, garlicky specimens he grew up eating, on Maxwell Street and at the original Fluky's in Chicago." Also, see more of LA's version of Chicago dogs in a slideshow by Anne Fishbein: Twinkie Dogs, Vicious Dogs, and a Taste of Chicago in L.A.; Credit: Anne Fishbein">A classic model from QT Chicago Dogs.A classic model from QT Chicago Dogs. From Jonathan Gold's article: "My father was obsessed with hot dogs, to the point of distraction, and although he could discuss Bellow, Shostakovich or Jerome Kern for hours, he was happiest, I think, expounding on the great frankfurters of his youth: the taut, garlicky specimens he grew up eating, on Maxwell Street and at the original Fluky's in Chicago." Also, see more of LA's version of Chicago dogs in a slideshow by Anne Fishbein: Twinkie Dogs, Vicious Dogs, and a Taste of Chicago in L.A.; Credit: Anne Fishbein
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