Aiken Pool Hall Hot Dog Chili

Aiken Pool Hall is famous for having the best chili dogs in the area.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 medium onions, diced/chopped
  • 4 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 3 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • Salt


  1. Break up the ground beef and put into a 4-quart pan. Add enough hot water to make a thick mix. Stir until smooth.
  2. Add remaining ingredients. Cook slowly for 1 hour. Can be thinned as needed with water or beer.

Source: Aiken Pool Hall - Aiken, South Carolina