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jeff Sep 20, 2001 06:16 PM

Anyplace in LA (preferably West LA) where you can get a good "kosher-style" hot dog on bun with mustard and sauerkraut to go?? Can get this all over New York-why not LA? Last place I tried was Izzy's (UGH!!) on Wilshire and 15th in Santa Monica and they wanted $5.35 because it came with a side of baked beans which I didn't want and they were just dumbfounded as to what to do. Are they no places where you can get a hot dog and a potato or kasha knish to go?? I've given up. DON'T mention Canter's or Weinerschnitel etc.

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    michael Sep 20, 2001 06:28 PM

    How about Nathan's Famous, 9216 W. Pico Blvd.?

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      Bob S II Sep 21, 2001 01:46 PM

      ...on Sepulveda, corner of Palms. Sabrett dogs. Even has tables for sit-down. Note, too, thread below that asserts that the ribs sold there as well are good. I wouldn't know because it is "dogs" I go for.

      Of course, there's Pink's on La Brea (I know, not exactly westside) and another favorite of mine, Tail O'The Pup on San Vicente just up from the Beverly Center/Cedars-Sinai.

      Want up-scale ? Nate & Al's Deli on Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills has a terrific "dog" plate with L.A's best potato salad and cole slaw. Not cheap, though; after all you are in the Hills of Beverly.

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      1. re: Bob S II
        kevin Sep 21, 2001 03:53 PM

        are the sabrett's dogs here all beef hot dogs? thanks.

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          Bob S II Sep 22, 2001 12:18 PM

          ...but I think so.

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        2chez mike Sep 22, 2001 01:31 PM

        Maybe you should consider hamburgers.

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          michael Sep 22, 2001 02:43 PM

          Don't know the cross street and I've never been to this Nathan's. Curiously, many years ago, there was a really big Nathan's on Ventura in the Valley but it couldn't make a go of it. Part of the problem was they were competing against the franks which were being sold in grocery stores altho purists said that they were not as good because they lacked the goose grease (?). You've probably figured out where to get egg creams, yes?

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          1. re: michael
            2chez mike Sep 22, 2001 03:14 PM

            It's a few blocks east of Beverwil.

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            Christine Vallejo Sep 25, 2001 05:00 PM

            If you're a Costco member, their dogs with kraut aren't too bad. Wonder why they switched from Sinai to Hebrew National...

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            1. re: Christine Vallejo
              2chez mike Sep 25, 2001 05:45 PM

              They probably get a better deal with Sinai.

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