Here is the origin story of a Chicago hot dog staple!

Bob Sirott

PHOTO: In this June 9, 2015 file photo, a young fan eats a hot dog before a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the Houston Astros, in Chicago. On the eve of the World Series, where hot dogs are a staple in the stands, the World Health Organization on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 labeled the all-American wiener, bacon and other processed meats as being “carcinogenic to humans.” (AP Photo/David Banks, File)

Mark Marcucci of the Alpha Baking Company, joined Bob Sirott to discuss the origin of the Poppy Seed buns and how they have become a staple for hot dog across Chicago. Plus how they provided the buns for the ‘Field Of Dreams’ game for the White Sox and Yankees.

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Bob Sirott
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Bob Sirott's acclaimed broadcasting career has spanned nearly five decades and has included stints at WMAQ, WBBM-FM, WLS, WGN and various television stations. (Click for more.)

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