6907 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60626
What could be more Chicago than elections and hot dogs? Join us for our annual meeting and election of board members, plus a talk by popular food historian Bruce Kraig on Hot Dog History and Why Chicago’s Are the Best. We’ll also have an update regarding stewardship of the extensive RPWRHS collection archive. Only current members are eligible to vote in the election, but all are welcome for the program and “surprise” refreshments in keeping with the theme of the meeting.
Bruce Kraig is author of Man Bites Dog – Hot Dog Culture in America and numerous other books about his favorite snack food. He is also a co-editor of The Chicago Food Encyclopedia, and is Professor Emeritus in History at Roosevelt University in Chicago. Professor Kraig has taught courses in history, prehistory, popular culture, American social and cultural history, the history of food, world cultures, political and legal problems food, and travel and tourism. He has lectured on these subjects in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and Australia and has an international reputation as a food historian with special emphasis on the cultural and social significance of food.