You get boobies when you order from a hot dog joint
OK yes, this doesn’t happen all over the city. Only at one spot, to be exact: the notorious Wieners Circle, where not only is asking for a chocolate shake one of the worst decisions you can make it in the city, it’s also probably the only place in the world where that phrase will make the workers lift up their shirts for tips.
A giant inflatable rat was born
While pizza rat has gone totally mainstream, Scabby the Rat was here keeping it real on the indie scene way before rats were cool. The rat was born in Chicago in 1990 to protest anti-union activities and has since expanded to other cities. But his true claim to fame came in 2011, when he was stabbed with a box cutter by a man involved a union dispute who then ran over the deflated rat with his car.
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Jay Gentile is a Thrillist contributor and he feels that chocolate shakes are best left up to the experts at DQ. Follow @innerviewmag