Never Put Ketchup On a Hot Dog Signed

Never Put Ketchup On a Hot Dog is not a cookbook. It is instead a wonderful book of detailed stories from hot dog stands in Chicago and across the U.S. This book is signed by author Bob Schwartz, SVP of the Vienna Beef Company of Chicago. 


Format: Softcover, 206 pages. 

Copyright: 2008 

Publisher: Chicago's Books Press 

Author: Bob Schwartz 

ISBN: 9780979789236

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Description: Never Put Ketchup On A Hot Dog by Bob Schwartz, with a Preface by Joe Mantegna and a Foreword by Bob Sirott, is published by Chicago's Books Press. 

This book is an insider's view of a love of hot dogs -- eating them, selling them, and talking about them. First time author, Schwartz, a Senior Vice President at Vienna Beef, has spent the last third of a century developing and enhancing strong emotions for the business, and for the people who operate hot dog stands. 

The book includes detailed stories about a long list of hot dog stands located in Chicago and surrounding suburban areas, as well as stands located across the country. 

The one thing that all those businesses have in common is that they serve or served Chicago-style hot dogs to their many, and devoted customers. It is important to remember that everyone who grew up eating hot dogs at those stands, especially in their own neighborhoods, knew the one "rule" about putting condiments on a Chicago-style wiener -- NEVER PUT KETCHUP ON A HOT DOG! 

This book is filled with countless tales about memorable stands and personalities, the people who made the "dogs," and those who delivered the product. It is such a compelling book that, once you pick it up, you won't be able to put it down until you race over to your favorite stand for a delicious, mouth-watering, hot dog! 


Condition: Good condition. 

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