Vic the Chili Man

August 4, 2017 1:13 pm

Charlotteans do not need to board an airplane to enjoy the country’s best hot dog.

According to a recent Yelp article, Chili Man beat out some great looking dogs from Houston, Anchorage, Santa Cruz, CA Phoenix, Santa Barbara, Waimea, HI, Glendale, AZ, Austin and Sedona, AZ. from his hot dog stand on the corner of South Tryon and 4th Street.

Chili Man, also known as Vic, is famous for his delicious hot dogs ranging from traditional favorites, to vegan hot dogs, to gourmet selections like his Bahn You, Bahn Mi dog, PBBj dog and the Pho-Q Dog. Customers regularly endure long lines just to get a taste of Vic’s incredible creations and listen to his bawdy jokes.

Not only are Vic’s hot dogs the best in the country, Chili Man’s humble hotdog stand is also the top Yelp-rated restaurant in the city of Charlotte. Loyal customers come from construction sites and skyscrapers, all waiting in line for one of his tasty hot dogs. But do not make romantic dinner plans at Chili Man, Vic is open for lunch only in Uptown Tuesday through Friday.

Despite all his success Vic credits his wife Tara for all of his success.

“If I had to say one thing about Chili Man hot dog cart and my recent insane success. It will always be that if not for the complete and uncompromising support of my wife, Tara, who’s idea this was in the first place, there wouldn’t even be a Chili Man and we wouldn’t be having this conversation. Because I am the mouthpiece of everything, her contribution to my success goes largely unnoticed except for when I bring it up,” Vic says.

So, the next time you are looking for a delicious meal and funny jokes stop by the Chili Man and pick your self up a hot dog! Vic promises your experience will never be “normal” or “corporate.”

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