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Antique Taco owners Ashley Ortiz (left) and Rick Ortiz prep for competition Saturday, Sept. 20, at Food Network In Concert’s Franks and Beats luncheon at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park. Rick is a 2000 graduate of Lockport Township High School. (Photos by Heather Warthen/22nd Century Media)
Pictured is Antique Taco’s spin on a Chicago style hot dog - a steamed tamale dog. (Photos by Heather Warthen/22nd Century Media)
Food Network chefs (left to right) Alex Guarnaschelli, Marc Murphy, Anne Burrell and Geoffrey Zakarian sample hot dogs before choosing the top dog. (Photos by Heather Warthen/22nd Century Media)
Heather Warthen, Contributing Editor
11:58 am CDT October 3, 2014

Antique Taco battles for top hot dog

From duck and foie gras to chicken sausage and bacon-wrapped hot dogs, the competition was a battle for best hot dog Saturday, Sept. 20, at Food Network In Concert’s Franks and Beats luncheon at Ravinia Festival in Highland Park.