TODAY | May 22, 2013
>> but this is what i'm talking about as a real tour. you've got to eat your way through chicago . so we thought we would sample some of the local traditions and cuisine. this right here is a chicago-style hot dog . they were kind to lend us the hot dog cart here.
>> been in the hot dog business 120 years.
>> apparently, there's quite a mix as you can see to this. there is a hot dog , a poppy seed bun, mustard, the fixings. but i guess also there's like a special pickled pepper and tomato slice.
>> looks fantastic!
>> come on, willie. i'm not going to eat it alone.
>> we've got to move through this. enjoy that for a second. this is giordano's deep dish pizza . obviously, if you come to chicago , you have the deep dish .
>> this is not a grab and go. that's a meal.
>> this is garrett's popcorn, famous here in chicago . you get the variety.
>> this is the chicago mix, which is the cheese and caramel together. which looks delicious.
>> can't get enough of that.
>> and then the big dog over here.
>> oh, my gosh. look at this!
>> this is ely's cheesecake. and what a cheesecake it is.
>> look what they did for us. isn't this gorgeous?
>> i'm going in.
>> go in!
>> oh, willie! right there!
>> look how -- you used your fingers, i have a fork. they are known, of course for making cakes for everything and everyone, including the inauguration.
>> oh, that's so good.
>> bill clinton 's inauguration. of course, president obama 's inauguration. and it's