Before shooting the independent film "Drinking Buddies" at Revolution Brewing's Kedzie Brewery Thursday, Oscar-nominated actress Anna Kendrick ate lunch at Hot Doug's in the Avondale neighborhood. Specifically, the 26-year-old "Up in the Air" and "Twilight" star ordered — what else? — The Anna Kendrick.
"Just had a hot dog called the 'Anna Kendrick' at Hot Doug's in Chicago," Kendrick tweeted about the spicy sausage (which has been named after various attractive celebrities over the years because, as the website says, it's "Mighty hot!"). "My mouth is still burning. Awesome awesome awesome!!"
(Hot Doug's owner Doug Sohn said
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"Later Chicago," Wilde tweeted Saturday. "It's been real. And hot. I like your food (Lula's), beer (Revolution Brewery), fun (Empty Bottle), and your funny (2nd City)."
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"It was a lot of fun doing a big-budget movie," Chandrasekhar said. "But there was all this stuff with paparazzi. I was hanging out with
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