The third stop on our hot dog tour was at Jimmy’s Hot Dogs located on
Our visit to Jimmy’s broke some of my misconceptions. The first was décor; the walls in Jimmy’s dining room are covered with a rich mixture of
Jimmy’s has a very full menu for a hot dog stand. It lists such delights as a Jimmy’s dog, chili dog, slaw dog, beacon cheese dog, polish dog and jumbo versions of all of these along with various burgers. We ordered what has become the usual for us, a hot dog and chili dog all the way with chips and a drink. The drinks at Jimmy’s are fountain drinks that are big. The hot dogs are good and the chili dogs have real chili on them. This was the first real chili dog we had encountered since starting the tour. The chili did indeed taste like chili and one could easily conceive of eating in a bowl with crackers. This day I also ventured out to buy a polish dog which Robert and I split. This was also good having a flavor that is a real switch from the usual hot dog. The polish dog is definitely worth the slightly higher price.
A place like Jimmy’s actually tempts me to camp out and review EVERY item on the menu. Of course we are on a mission (as the Blues Brothers would say, “a mission from God”) to check out the hot dog stands of
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