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Tom Chiola

Tom Chiola

Former judge | Cook Co. Circuit Court | Class of 1977

Tom Chiola's spot is Abe´s Red Hots, home to the $1 Garbage Truck — “the hot dog with everything,” says the Class of '77 grad and former Cook County Circuit Court judge

“First year of law school, classes ended at 4," as Chiola recalls. "One-dollar pitchers of beer awaited, then those glorious/horrible Garbage Trucks fed us before we slept off our overimbibing and went to the library on Saturday morning.

"True life savers.”