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Special Hot Dog

kawarthagirl Jun 5, 2007 03:34 PM

There is a brew pub in Quebec City that makes these awesome hot dogs: they actually use a partial baguette and they have these hot poker thingys which they use to 'toast' a hotdog sized hole through the baguette. Then the push in the dog (yes, this is all getting very visual) and squirt in the mustard. They are the BEST snack I've ever had, particularly post drinking events!

Has anyone experienced anything similar anywhere in Ontario? (QC is a bit of a trek for a craving!)


  1. pixelchef Jun 6, 2007 04:18 PM

    That'd be a Fransk dog typical in France and Denmark (and apparently Quebec City!). I've never actually had one, but have heard the fairytales. :) I'm not aware of anywhere selling it in Toronto, but if you DO find a place, I'd be eager to try one myself. Good luck!

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    1. re: pixelchef
      marckb Jun 6, 2007 04:27 PM

      Someone should forward this to Budha Dog, opening soon on Roncesvalles Ave. Gourmet dogs? Maybe they'd give it a try. Mmmmm.

      1. re: marckb
        hungry_pangolin Jun 7, 2007 11:06 AM

        What is this Budha Dog of which you speak?!?

        1. re: hungry_pangolin
          Finnegan Jun 7, 2007 12:58 PM

          Most large german towns have these little sausage huts on the corner that serve these...have never heard of a place in T.O. doing it.

          1. re: Finnegan
            kawarthagirl Jun 7, 2007 01:02 PM

            Argh! I was worried that this is the answer I'd get! :)

            1. re: Finnegan
              marckb Jun 7, 2007 06:26 PM

              Mmm. I crave Currywurst from german sausage stands. MIT pommels.

              Pray tell, does anyone serve currywurst in Ontario?

            2. re: hungry_pangolin
              marckb Jun 7, 2007 06:24 PM

              Dear Hungry Pangolin,

              Buddha Dog is a new restaurant opening on Roncesvalles. Already exists in Prince Edward County:


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          FresserGuy Jun 5, 2007 07:23 PM

          I've never heard of this in Canada before, but I had it in Paris! (mind you, that was over 20 years ago) I still remember how much better it was than the street corner hotdogs here - then again, anything on a good parisian baguette will taste great.

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            marckb Jun 5, 2007 04:10 PM

            Wow. That sounds so good. For the record, where in Québec do I find that? Train ticket: $250. Hotdog on a hotpoker thingy with a baguette: $5.00. Hmmmm.

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            1. re: marckb
              pâté chinois Jun 7, 2007 08:19 AM

              These hotdogs are amazing - they are made in a microbrasserie named L'Inox in Old Québec city.

              I agree with Kawarthagirl - it would be great to have them here in Toronto!

              1. re: pâté chinois
                kawarthagirl Jun 7, 2007 11:20 AM

                THANK YOU! I couldn't remember the name of the place for the life of me!....

                It's been that long... :)

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