It is not everyday that a restaurant has lines out the door, well at least for most restaurants. However, this was the case often at Hot Doug's, Chicago's famous hot dog Restaurant in Avondale. So even though Chicago residents and tourists can't get enough of these hot dogs, owner Doug Sohn has decided to close up shop after 13 years of success. With over 3,300 reviews on Yelp and customers often waiting hours for a hot dog, Chicago will be certainly missing Hot Doug's.
What's next for this successful restaurant owner? He plans to move away from the restaurant business into a different industry. Currently, he has no plans to open another restaurant. Read more about how Hot Doug's gained its success and the challenges of closing up shop.