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H-Dogs Chef Cliff Rome perfects the art of the designer dog

Chef Cliff Rome cooks gourmet hot dogs his restaurant H-Dogs 4655 S. King Dr. Bronzeville neighborhood Tuesday. | Ashlee Rezin/for

Chef Cliff Rome cooks gourmet hot dogs at his restaurant H-Dogs, 4655 S. King Dr., in the Bronzeville neighborhood on Tuesday. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Media

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Updated: July 23, 2014 12:09PM

Not only is Wednesday National Hotdog Day, but July is National Hotdog Month. What better way to celebrate than by shadowing a guy who perfected the art of the designer dog? For Chef Cliff Rome, the brains behind H-Dogs, it’s all about patience in cooking and panache with the accoutrements. Read more at

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