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where to buy crunchy Fried Onion bits in Toronto?

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Hi all!
I'm looking to buy a tub of fried onion bits
The kind that i am talking about is the kind that you sprinkle on top of pasta, or the kind that you can mix in with mash potatoes

here is a pic:
http://www.boreas-online.com/catalog/...

can someone please recommend which supermarket to find them?
I have tried to find them but no luck..

thanks!

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    1. Do you mean something like this?
      http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ima...

      You can usually find the tubs in the Chinese groceries. I know there is a brand of Indian spices (Suraj? the bag is yellow, with a clear window) that also has fried onions in bags -- I've seen these at No Frills.

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      1. re: mogo

        Should be able to get them at any decent Indian grocer. I would try India-town first.

      2. Chinatown groceries have them in plastic containers on the top shelves,they also have crunchy fried garlic bits.

        1. IKEA sells really tasty roasted onions in their Swedish Food Markets.

          1. Any Chinese store should have these. You can also get these at places with Scandinavian foods - the Danish bakeries on Pape and Kingston Rd stock them.

            You can get similar onions in a can at any supermarket (French's/Durkees), though these are more expensive and generally less tasty.

            1. If you're further westward along the Golden Horseshoe, Denninger's has fantastic ones. They've got locations in Hamilton, Oakville and a few other places.

              1. The indian stores should have them, but normally I use those onions for making a biryani, it goes in with the yogurt and softens up, the only reason I buy the pack is because it's convenient rather than having to fry up a ton of onions. I'm not sure if this is what you're looking for to top pasta, but if it is I guess it's easy to find.
                When my friend says "fried onions" for example to top perogies I assured they would be fried up in strips and until they're golden/carmalized, but she makes them differently, they're kind of golden carmalized but not shriveled up and there is a crunch in them.

                http://www.boreas-online.com/catalog/...
                scroll down to fried onions

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                1. re: BamiaWruz

                  Believe it or not, I've seen them at Pusateri's also - they come in a tin.

                  1. re: millygirl

                    I think those were French's fried onions, available (sometimes) and Loblaws.

                    1. re: speake

                      Yes, French's, that's the one. Are they different from what the OP is asking for?

                      1. re: millygirl

                        They are essentially what the OP wants. However, they are much more expensive than the European or Asian brands, they don't taste nearly as good, and they leave a greasy film in your mouth that the other, cheaper brands don't..

                2. Just picked some up at Lucky Moose, the new-ish Asian supermarket on the south side of Dundas between Spadina and the AGO. They're on the rear end-cap of the farthest left aisle (by the fridges) when you enter.