A fitting dish for baseball season (now that it has finally arrived) is a classic hot dog. Here's a look at 11 places you can stop in for delicious wieners.
Arnie's Dog House
Address: 8125 Calumet Ave., Munster and 1503 Indianapolis Blvd., Whiting
Hot dog price: $3.15
Description: A signature Munster establishment with an unforgettable tagline: "where man bites dog."
Boz Hot Dogs
Address: 1205 Sheffield Ave., Dyer, and 2513 Ridge Road, Lansing
Hot dog price: $2.55
Description: A notable Chicagoland chain that originally grew out of Dolton, Illinois.
Address: 118 W Coolspring Ave., Michigan City
Hot dog price: $2.50
Description: A classic drive-in root beer stand establishment just off of Franklin St. Pull on up to a parking spot and the staff will take care of the rest.
Corky's Dogg House
Address: 12421 Wicker Ave., Cedar Lake
Hot dog price: $2.89
Description: An easy-going spot for some outdoor afternoon eating.
Depot Hot Dogs
Address: 5016 Melton Road, Portage
Hot dog price: $3.85
Description: If you plan to head out to the Dunes, consider grabbing some wieners to go from this roadside spot.
Address: 36 U.S. 41, Schererville
Hot dog price: $2.09
Description: A classy Schererville joint home to the midweek "Weenie Wednesday" special.
Address: 5891 Broadway, Merrillville
Hot dog price: $2.69
Description: If you work around Merrillville or Gary, consider having an outdoor lunch here.
Manny's Chicago Style Dawg House
Address: 6217 Kennedy Ave., Hammond
Hot dog price: $2.99
Description: Any who like to stay true to the Chicago-style dog can include this spot on their radar.
Portillo's Hot Dogs
Address: 555 E 80th Ave., Merrillville
Hot dog price: $2.85
Description: A Chicagoland classic and household name for hot dog greats. The Merrillville location is conveniently located off of I-65 for all your road trip needs.
Address: 3 Napoleon Street, Valparaiso
Hot dog price: $3
Description: A small, pleasant establishment in downtown Valparaiso just a stone's throw away from any summertime activities in Central Park.
Address: 1151 Joliet St., Dyer, and 1498 N. Main St., Crown Point
Hot dog price: $1.99 with fries
Description: If you happen to be in Dyer or Crown Point, this place is a must.