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Dec 31, 2006 02:19 PM

Natural Casing Hot Dogs

Am looking for natural casing Sabrett or Nathan's Hot dogs n the DC area. Prefer bulk if possible.


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  1. The only place I've seen Sabrett's in this area is at Safeway. Not sure if they have natural casings though. BJ's carries Nathan's dogs in bulk, but once again, not sure if they have natural casings. On a side note, Super Fresh carries Boar's head natural casing dogs.

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    1. re: Chownut

      I've checked the safeway, giant, BJs and Costco in my area. Unfortunately they stock the skinless version of sabrett's and Nathan's.

      How are the Boar's head dogs?

      1. re: Soup

        I like the flavor of the Sabrett's dogs even though they were skinless. The Boar's head dogs, many people like, and give a little snap when you bite into them. I find the Boar's head dogs to be pretty good, but not as good in flavor as the Sabrett's. They're also a bit chewy. They run about $6/lb.

        1. re: Soup

          SFW also carries Dietz and Watson dogs, and they are pretty good dogs. I believe they are with skin, but am not sure. Worth a shot.

      2. I do not know of anyone who carries either Sabrett's or Nathan's natural casings hot dogs. (If you find them, let me know.) However, on a good day, Shalom in Wheaton, Snyders in Silver Spring, and Koshermart in Rockville will have other brands in their deli cases. Plus, if you don't mind a drive, there are a number of Pikesville delis that carry hot dogs in natural casings, including their own home brands.

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        1. re: pgreen

          If in B'more there is always Binkerts on Philadelphia Road

        2. Magruder's carries Nathan's natural casing franks from time to time. I was in the store yesterday, looking for them and they didnt have any. It's hit or miss at that store for this item

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          1. re: rpg55

            I check them for the next month or so. Thanks.

          2. I thought Wegmans carried the best selection of dogs in the city/area.

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            1. re: Pappy

              They do have a good selection but no nathan's or sabrett's natural casing dogs. I think there is a huge difference between natural casing and skinless. Love the snap.

            2. You could always shoot an email to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council and see if they know. Yes, it's a real organization.