The quest for America's Best Hot Dog is over. After sampling 64 franks across the country and eliminating them one by one, March Madness style, Every Day With Rachael Ray and Serious Eats have determined that Gene & Jude's outside of Chicago makes the best hot dog in all the land (Warning: PDF). What's so special about Gene & Jude's? They put french fries on top of their Chicago-style dogs, and have been since 1946.
Eater’s holiday banquet celebrates the food traditions we return to in memory, time and time again
With a few simple hacks — a gravy boat, chopped herbs, and a taper candle or two — your holiday celebration can look like a million bucks