- Feb 13, 2013 2013-02-13 00:35:30
In 1977 Leo Shababy and son Leo Skip Shababy Jr. moved their families from Chicago, Illinois, to Atlanta, Georgia. There Skips Hotdogs appeared in 1979. Starting in an old 600 sq foot produce building in Avondale Estates, Skips Hotdogs began with a simple menu. Italian Beef Sandwiches and Chicago Style Hot Dogs set the foundation. In 1990 the business had outgrown its tiny space. With sights set on higher ground, Skips Hotdogs moved the operation to a parcel located directly behind the current location and began demo work on the humble beginnings location. The location began to take a new shape and added on 800 more square feet to accommodate the booming venture. 8 months later the restaurant moved into the brand new location, and added on new menu items, that would quickly become staples, such as Philly Cheese Steak, Chicagos Pizza Puff and the explosive Spicy Chicken Cheese Steak.
In the approx 20 years that I have been supporting this Skips Hotdogs, I have only called 3 times to complain about old food. On 2/11/13 I purchased a #1 combo on the way home and asked for a fresh hotdog. Turns out when I got home, I found the hotdog to be an ugly brownish color and it tasted old. It probably sat in the water all day because they didn't rotate their dogs. They cook them in a... Read more ›Was this review helpful? 0 6 0