Chicago Is Home To The Largest Hotdog In The World
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Can you resist burgers, fries or hotdogs? Well, if you are a foodie, we think you may not be able to say no to a juicy patty stuffed in bread/bun and sauced to perfection. Slurping already, aren’t you? Hotdogs, in particular, define indulgence. And if you are like us, you must be on the lookout for juiciest, biggest hotdogs to indulge. And it seems like we finally know where to get them. Guinness World Records revealed that a place in Chicago, the US, has the largest commercially available hotdog in the world. And not just that, the hotdog place has held the record for the past 11 years.  

Gorilla Tango Novelty Meats offers a unique hotdog that weighs 3.18kgs, and is priced at $40 (₹3,158 approx). It made the first world record on March 21, 2011. Isn’t that amazing? Now, if you are thinking what exactly goes into the making of the world’s largest hotdog, we’ve got details on that too. And believe it or not, it is quite simple. 

According to, it includes one big hotdog, a big bun, oodles of ketchup and mustard sauce. Sounds simple and super delicious, right? Speaking about the big hotdog, the owner at Gorilla Tango Novelty Meats said, “What inspired me to make the biggest hotdog was the inherent problem with small hotdogs. I wanted to make a hotdog that pops the grill and doesn’t fall around. In order to make that, we made a big hotdog that could be sliced and put in a grill with two flat sides.” 

He also revealed how the company caters to people from all age groups, from kids who want the biggest hotdog for their birthday party to older people having it at their retirement party. “People just keep it in their fridge and keep slicing it to eat through the day,” he added.  

Would you want to give this huge hotdog a try? Let us know.