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ellewoods Jan 31, 2007 08:57 AM

Do you know where I can get small hambuger buns for sliders? Anywhere between Santa Monica and Alhambra would be great. Thanks in advance.

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    robl Jan 31, 2007 09:11 AM

    You can use dinner rolls, as they're about the same thing. Some local bakeries might make some custom buns for you if you give them advanced notice. I had to use some dinner rolls from Bristol Farms once for a small party. You pay through the tooth at BF, but I ran out of time.

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      Professor Salt Jan 31, 2007 09:33 AM

      Judi AU posted about soft and buttery rolls at Thee's Bakery in the L.A. Farmers Market. While I haven't tried them myself, I trust Judi's food judgment in general

      See here: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/353337

    2. Das Ubergeek Jan 31, 2007 09:38 AM

      King's Hawaiian Rolls! Any grocery store -- ANY grocery store -- will have them.

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        kjs Jan 31, 2007 01:28 PM

        i 2nd kings - i've used them numerous times for sliders...they are perfect !

      2. Sarah Jan 31, 2007 09:40 AM

        What about a hotdog bun cut in thirds?

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          Snoopy Jan 31, 2007 09:46 AM

          DH and I made sliders on Monday night and used dinner rolls (we wanted whole wheat buns, so this worked perfectly).

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            ellewoods Jan 31, 2007 12:52 PM

            Thanks for the recommendations. My friend (and caterer) used Hawaiian Rolls in the past and didn't think that they went so well with the flavors in her sliders. Dinner rolls are a good idea, though! Thanks!

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              slacker Jan 31, 2007 01:01 PM

              I think Whole Foods has them. I remember having some whole wheat ones at a friend's house; I'm pretty sure they were either from WF or TJ's.

              1. yinyangdi Jan 31, 2007 01:55 PM

                What about making your own at home using store-bought bread dough and using a cookie/biscuit cutter and/or glass to cut to size needed? Or, maybe you can talk a local burger joint who has the mini-buns you are looking for to sell some to you?

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