Take a culinary road trip at America’s Dog & Burger in Evergreen Park

February 27, 2020

One of the most popular items at America’s Dog & Burger in Evergreen Park is the bacon cheddar burger, which features hardwood-smoked bacon, cheddar cheese and AD&B sauce. (Neil JohnRead More

The 8 Best Navy Pier Restaurants

February 27, 2020

Jim Schwabel / Getty Images Navy Pier, a Chicago landmark, entertains visitors from around the globe. Walk along the 3,300 foot-long pier that stretches over Lake Michigan and you’ll beRead More

Eating American In Evergreen Park

October 12, 2019

Listen to the Podcast here! The ever-popular “Eating Evergreen Park” feature returns with a trip to the all new America’s Dog & Burger in The Evergreen Plaza! Meet Evergreen’s newestRead More

Evergreen Park location COMING SOON!!!

January 20, 2019

Get excited, Evergreen Park: We’re coming soon! Stay tuned for updates as we build our new location to serve you delicious burgers and hot dogs.

Hot Dog Fest Returns

August 9, 2018

Take a bite out of history at the sixth annual Chicago hot dog fest! Manolis Alpogianis, the founder of America’s Dog and Burger, stopped by to tell us why hotRead More

Hot Dog Deals: How To Get Your Wiener Fix For Cheap On National Hot Dog Day

July 18, 2018

DOWNTOWN — There are few ways more appropriate to celebrate National Hot Dog Day than by eating (what else?) a Chicago-style dog. Luckily, several hot dog spots are offering a dealRead More

Celebrate National Hot Dog Day with Deals at Pop’s Italian Beef & Sausage and America’s Dog & Burger

July 13, 2018

https://bit.ly/2NKGANE Pops  Ketchup with friends, relish the good times and party like there’s no tomato with Pop’s Italian Beef and Sausage locations throughout the Chicagoland area every Wednesday during the month ofRead More

National Hot Dog Month

July 7, 2018

https://abc7.ws/2m85U3E July is National Hot Dog Month and to celebrate America’s Dog & Burger is a hosting a “Hot Dogs for Heroes” campaign. Every Wednesday in July, first responders, doctors,Read More

America’s Dog & Burger Makes Debut at Navy Pier

June 19, 2018

Summertime just got brighter for hot dog and burger fans in Chicago. The city’s celebrated America’s Dog, the tastiest idea to ever come out of a great American road trip,Read More

Opportuities in the Quick-Service Industry

April 3, 2018

Franchise Interviews Meets with the America’s Dog & Burger Franchise

February 22, 2018

Listen to the interview here! We are meeting Manolis Alpogianis of the America’s Dog & Burger franchise.  Entrepreneurial brothers Manolis and George Alpogianis co-founded AMERICA’S DOG AND BURGER after aRead More

Sides Reach a New Era of Innovation in Quick Service

February 18, 2018

French fries may dominate the side menu at most quick serves, but new ingredients, toppings, and platforms are reinventing the category.Let’s face it: When it comes to side dishes inRead More

Chicagoans are basically fashion designers; we know how to dress a hot dog.

December 12, 2017

A Hearty Holiday: America’s Dog & Burger Offers Seasonal Pot Roast Sandwich To Honor Veterans

December 5, 2017

Chicago Eatery Donates Sandwich Proceeds to Benefit Honor Flight Chicago Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  This December, America’s Dog & Burger (AD&B) is bringing one of its classic menu items back homeRead More

America’s Dog & Burger Offers Seasonal Pot Roast Sandwich To Honor Veterans

December 4, 2017

America’s Dog & Burger Offers Seasonal Pot Roast Sandwich To Honor Veterans December 4, 2017 This December, America’s Dog & Burger (AD&B) is bringing one of its classic menu itemsRead More

America’s Dog & Burger Offers Seasonal Pot Roast Sandwich To Honor Veterans

December 4, 2017

This December, America’s Dog & Burger (AD&B) is bringing one of its classic menu items back home for the holidays – warming the bellies of Chicagoans and the hearts of localRead More

What’s better than an awesome sandwich for lunch?

November 30, 2017

Nine Upcoming Chicago-Area Restaurants and Bars to Know

November 16, 2017

A regularly-updated list of forthcoming restaurants and bars by Ashok Selvam and Daniel Gerzina  Updated at Nov 16, 2017, 4:22pm CST  TWEET    SHARE    PIN There’s activity at the old Mash space. Facebook November 16Read More

Halloween freebies: Where to get spooky specials Tuesday

October 30, 2017

Trick-or-treaters can get a lot more than free candy this Halloween. Wearing a costume Tuesday also can mean free or cheap meals and goodies for you and your kids. In some cases,Read More

Dogs on dogs on dogs!

October 22, 2017

When the ghost burger �’� is so good, you start believing in the paranormal

October 21, 2017

Can axing the back of the house boost sales?

October 9, 2017

Editor Heather Lalley writes about AD&B’s Navy Pier location and the open-kitchen redesign that’s taking place.  Click the link to check it out!

America’s Dog & Burger to Expand in Schaumburg, Aurora

September 28, 2017

Chicago brothers George and Manolis Alpogianis are planning to bring the America’s Dog & Burger chain they started more than 20 years ago on Navy Pier to the suburbs andRead More

America’s Dog & Burger Targets Schaumburg for Its Next Stop

September 27, 2017

Epic Cross-Country Road Trip Serves as Inspiration for Iconic Chicago Eatery to Ignite Expansion into Schaumburg By APPR (Patch Contributor) – Updated Sep 27, 2017 10:55 am ET America’s vast highways have done moreRead More

Nation’s Restaurant News

September 1, 2017

America’s Dog and Burger Inks Lease In Evergreen Market Place

August 17, 2017

EVERGREEN PARK, IL — “Hot Dog Brothers” Manolis and George Alpogianis are bringing one of their famed America’s Dog and Burger eateries to Evergreen Market Place. The Alpogianis’ signed aRead More

Culinary Road Trip

August 9, 2017

Made In Chicago: America’s Dog & Burger

July 31, 2017

Filed Under: Chicago Style Hot Dogs, Lisa Fielding, Made In Chicago CHICAGO (CBS) — Walk into America’s Dog & Burger at 22 E. Randolph and you’ll notice the dozens of timeless pictures that line theRead More

America’s Dog & Burger on FOX 32!

July 10, 2017

Check out the Fox 32 News Feature here!  Lunchbreak: Ghost burgers from America’s Dog and Burger

Fourth of July Food and Hot Dog Facts with George Alpogianis

July 4, 2017

George Alpogianis, owner of America’s Dog & Burger, joins Pete and Jane to talk July 4th Food. Warning: your mouth will water after listening to this podcast!

Lunchbreak: Ghost burgers from America’s Dog and Burger

June 18, 2017

George Alpogianis America’s Dog and Burger www.adbfresh.com Locations: Navy Pier (700 East Grand Avenue; #121) Randolph Street (22 East Randolph Street) James Thompson Center (100 West Randolph St.) O’Hare InternationalRead More

9 Navy Pier Restaurants You Need to Try

June 9, 2017

Chicago’s Navy Pier is one of the city’s top cultural destinations, so it hosts many different kinds of people with many different tastes. To satisfy those tastes, the Pier has food-to-go, foodRead More

AD&B Scoreboard – Blogger Event

May 17, 2017


America’s Dog & Burger Wants to Open Five Locations in Milwaukee Area

May 17, 2017

Hot Dog Chain Targeting Third Ward, East Side and the Suburbs (By Corrinne Hess | May 12, 2017) Chicago bothers George and Manolis Alpogianis are planning to bring the America’sRead More

First Look at the Charlie Trotter Statue, America’s Dog Plans Major Expansion, More Intel

April 19, 2017

Plus, Portillo’s offers cheap cake tomorrow and Redhead Piano Bar gets new ownership —After being in the works since summer 2015, the Charlie Trotter statue planned for Michigan Avenue now exists in physicalRead More

America’s Dog & Burger latest chain looking to expand in Region

April 19, 2017

Anyone who’s been to Navy Pier has likely at least passed by America’s Dog & Burgers. The small chain, which also has locations in the Loop and O’Hare Airport, isRead More

America’s Dog, with new menu and name, sets sights on expansion

April 19, 2017

Play Video Brothers George and Manolis Alpogianis, owners of America’s Dog & Burger, are in the midst of their biggest transformation yet. There’s a new slimmed-down menu with a focusRead More

America’s Dog & Burger looks to bring franchise to DeKalb

April 19, 2017

DeKALB – The family-owned Chicago restaurant franchise America’s Dog & Burger is looking to open a new location in DeKalb within the next two years. Co-founded by brothers Manolis andRead More

Who, Finally Let the Dogs Out?

April 19, 2017

“Fact is, we have applied Chicago’s incredible culinary scene to our unique brand and it has sustained a loyal fan following for more than two decades. We’ve had countless franchiseRead More

The Steve Cochran Show – WGN Radio

April 19, 2017

All Points connected with producer Mary Boyle about the Cubs opening day $1 Chicago hot dog special. We coordinated a food drop-off with Mary, which resulted in an on-air mention andRead More

America’s Dog & Burger seeking franchisees

April 19, 2017

Over two decades ago, two brothers took a road trip to try the best hot dog in whichever cities they stopped. The result: America’s Dog & Burger, which has announcedRead More

Chicago’s America’s Dog & Burger Unveils Franchise Plan

March 31, 2017

America’s vast highways have done more than simply provide the nation and its residents endless ways to discover the country’s glory…they’ve also fueled what is set to become a nationwideRead More

America’s Dog & Burger Invites Nation to Join the Journey of a Lifetime

March 31, 2017

Download PDF Epic Cross-Country Road Trip Serves as Inspiration for Iconic Chicago Eatery to Ignite Nationwide Expansion Brand Maps Out Path to Prolific Franchise Growth March 01, 2017 // Franchising.com // CHICAGORead More

America’s Dog & Burger Invites Nation to Join the Journey of a Lifetime

March 8, 2017

America’s Dog & Burger Invites Nation to Join the Journey of a Lifetime Epic Cross-Country Road Trip Serves as Inspiration for Iconic Chicago Eatery to Ignite Nationwide Expansion Brand Maps Out PathRead More

Where to Eat at O’Hare International Airport (ORD)

March 4, 2017

Daniel Gerzina, Eater Chicago Summer vacation season is almost here, which means spending that necessary time at the airport. To help alleviate some of the stress that will come fromRead More

America’s Dog’s Manolis Alpogianis Quizzes Potbelly’s Bryant Keil

March 4, 2017

Staff, Chicago Grid Bryant Keil bought the first Potbelly store in 1996, and now presides over a chain of more than 260 stores in 17 states. Manolis Alpogianis has fourRead More

NBC Nightly News speaks to America’s Dog on Hostess’ shutdown

March 4, 2017

NBC Nightly News featured Chicago’s Top Hot Dog spot America’s Dog for another reason tonight, it’s well known Fried Twinkie. When Hostess stopped operation, NBC came to America’s Dog andRead More

Bill Zwecker Creates a Celebrity Hot Dog at America’s Dog

April 7, 2013

Melissa, Jeanne & America’s Dog bring lunch to one lucky Viewer

November 15, 2012

The girls come back to America’s Dog, dress up some of their dogs and bring it to one lucky viewer. It’s all on tape, broadcasted throughout Chicago on WCIU, TheRead More

Manolis cooks up the You & Me Dawg on WCIU Morning Show

November 1, 2012

Manolis visited Melissa & Jeanne, hosts of The You & Me Morning Show on Chicago’s WCIU. They cooked up the You & Me Dawg which was featured as the CelebrityRead More

Eater: O’Hare airport dining guide

December 22, 2011

As one of the world’s busiest airports, O’Hare International Airport sees more than its fair share of travelers every day. And with so much traffic passing through, there are aRead More

Eat this!

November 17, 2011

Gourmet hot dog: I could (and do) argue that a hot dog needs little adornment other than those prescribed by Chicago tradition, but a number of purveyors, such as Hot Doug’sRead More

Hot Dog!

November 7, 2011

HOT DOG! The Bulls’ Joakim Noah was spied picking up a “Dallas Dog” at America’s Dog, where owner Manolis Alpogianis is still over the moon from having been on RosieRead More