mikey287 wrote:I still think ketchup should be at least a choice...is there a stigma about that that I'm unaware of...?
MRandall25 wrote:I still don't fully understand the "ketchup shouldn't be on a hot dog" view, probably because I think it tastes just fine.
ulf wrote:My friend made the mistake of putting mustard on his hot dog at Wrigley. Literally everyone in the bleachers booing him and yelling "MUSTARD ON HIS HOT DOG!!" it was bizarre.
The canonical recipe does not include ketchup, and there is a widely shared, strong opinion among many Chicagoans and aficionados that ketchup is unacceptable.  A number of Chicago hot dog vendors do not offer ketchup as a condiment