Few People Know This Illinois Drive-In Is Home To The World’s First Corn Dog
Few people know that the world’s first corn dog as we know it was invented by the owners of a drive-in in Springfield, Illinois. These deep-fried delights are quintessentially American and iconic to state fairs and junk food alleys across the nation.
Check out the history of this delicious dish. Scroll on for more details.
Cozy Dog Drive-In is located at 2935 S 6th St., Springfield, IL 62703, and you can learn more about it on its website or Facebook page.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.