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Try a Chicago Dog with Beaujolais for National Hot Dog Day

Try a Chicago Dog with Beaujolais for National Hot Dog Day

Jul 18, 2018

Say Oui to National Hot Dog Day! Today we celebrate the best hot dog variation in existence, Chicago Hot Dogs — yeah, we said it.

Nate Redner, Beverage Director at LEYE supplies his favorite, unexpected wine pairing: Beaujolais. “High acidity red wines that have fresh, tart fruit – such that of Beaujolais – complement salty and spiced foods very well!

Hot Dog cheers!

Grab a bottle of your favorite Beaujolais, put a slight chill on that bottle, and whip out all of the necessities for a Chicago Hot Dog: poppy seed bun, neon relish, celery salt, onions, pickles, tomatoes, mustard, sport peppers (and, never ketchup).

GIF of a Chicago-style hot dog being assembled.


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