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What comes to mind when you hear the word.


Perhaps something like this beauty. You would agree that this T-Bird qualifies as a classic. Wouldn't you?

For others Classical Music might come to mind. Perhaps works of Mozart or Bach.

Or just maybe, others think of a classic as something like a Movie Classic.

Do any come to your mind?

Someone once told me that we have a Classic right here at home.

Considering the definition of "Classic" I think they were right.

Dew Chilli founded in Springfield, Illinois in 1909 is full of history and carries on the Classics of the past, today.

We even have a section of the menu called Classics and Dogs.

This is the feature in today's blog. See what you think and share your memories and classic moments at the Dew you may have experienced through the years.

The Dew Torpedo is a Favorite.

It features Two Tamales topped with Dew Chilli, Chilli beans, Dew seasoning, Cheddar Cheese, Sour Cream, Crushed Corn Chips and Sport Peppers.

The Dew Triple Threat sure does take care of those hunger pains with something special. It's a bowl of the Legendary True Tavern Style Dew Chilli with Beans, Shredded Cheese, Onions and Sour Cream.

There is no contest with this Double Header.

The Dew Double Header thrills dinners with the Dew Classic Chilli, one Tamale dunked into the Chilli with Beans.

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This is a bowl of Fritos Corn Chips smothered with Dew Chilli and Beans, then with Shredded Cheese, Sour Cream and Onions.

Continuing with the Dew Classics are the Dew Dogs.

We don't do just Hot Dogs at the Dew. We Do Dogs right. Check them out.

The Dew Rail Splitter is one of our best sellers.

It's a Dew 1/4 LB All Beef Hot Dog split down the middle, giving it that rail effect and when cooked allows the juices to really be featured. It's then topped with Dew Chilli, our Homemade Cheese Sauce, plus Freshly Shredded Cheddar Cheese.

This next one is a big deal.

That's why we call it The Dew Big Deal.

A dew 1/4 LB All Meat Hot Dog topped with Chilli, Onions, Crushed Corn Chips, Mustard, Sour Cream and Shredded Cheddar Cheese.

You are going to love this one.

It's the Dew Mac & Cheese Dog.

A Dew 1/4 LB All Meat Dew Dog Wrapped in Bacon then Topped with Cheesy Mac & Cheese, Chilli and Shredded Cheddar.

Go ahead get adventurous!

The Dew Cheese Coney Dog.

It comes with another Classic. Cincinnati Style Chilli. But you can also get it with the Original Dew.

Cincinnati Style Chilli can be put on any Dew Menu Items. It offers a slight bite with a sweet taste. Many people think it is Cinnamon. It's not Cinnamon, It is an Antient Spice from Abroad we dearly guard, just like we guard our Dew Recipe.

You can Have it with just Chilli, add the Cheese, Onions and Even Beans.

That ends our tour of the Classics and Dogs Section of the Dew Menu. Hope you enjoyed learning a bit more about the Dew.

Also, if you need a Party or Event room, we can help you, or if you have an event, you need catered let us show you what we can do for you at the Dew.

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All of this is just another example of why we are allowed and honored to carry this Legends and Landmarks Badge.

But we couldn't do it without all of you.

Thank you .






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