The Daily Herald is reporting, “Portillo’s restaurants could have longer lines than usual on Wednesday, July 19.
That’s National Hot Dog Day and the growing chain plans to sell hot dogs for $1 each on that day.
Oak Brook-based Portillo’s said customers who purchase an entree, such as a sandwich, salad or ribs, also can buy a regular Chicago-style hot dog for $1. The promotion is available for dine-in or drive-through customers and does not apply to online or catering orders.
“We are fully prepared for the demand this will generate,” said Portillo’s spokesman Nick Scarpino. “We anticipate hot dog sales of 5 times the typical Wednesday. We also anticipate up to double the demand for our other menu items.”…”