Koney King: A Gary, Indiana, staple
A Gar, IN staple for over 100 years
Koney King, a Gary, Indiana institution since 1920, has been a spot for generations of locals, including one of our team members!
The heart of Koney King lies in its chili, a secret recipe that has made it a local legend.
In a flavorful spotlight, James Hendricks, the Owner of Koney King, joined us to showcase the iconic Koney Dog and Koney Cheeseburger.
More than just a delicious meal, Koney King represents a century of dedication and community spirit.
James Hendricks, the first African-American owner, has taken the reins, continuing a legacy of inclusivity and providing opportunities in the Gary community.
Koney King, where chili means “Koney,” is a testament to a hundred years of hard work, chili, and a commitment to serving all with love.
Divine Triplett, WISH-TV’s Lifestyle Digital Content Producer, is a proud Gary native, and she fondly remembers the taste of Koney King’s iconic burgers and hotdogs!
For Divine, Koney King was more than just a local eatery; it was a cherished part of her childhood.
She got the chance to revisit those flavors on Monday’s Life.Style.Live!
After trying one of these hotdogs and burgers, you’ll want a couple more to take home! Take a look!