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Oct 14, 2008 08:54 AM

Best Place For A Kosher Hot Dog

My cousin is coming in from Chicago and will only eat Kosher hot dogs. I would like to take her someplace but nothing comes to mind. Can anyone help?

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  1. Nathan's in LA! I really hope it's still there! My brother-in-law (also from Chicago) loved their hot dogs. The location in the Pico/Robertson area was strictly Glatt Kosher and run by a frum Persian family.

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    1. re: chocolatebirthdaycake

      as I mentioned below, went out of business about a month ago, now it's a place called "Sunrise"

    2. Does it need to be an actual kosher restaurant or just a kosher dog? Last time I went to Nathan's I almost puked, sorry. In that hood however, Jeff's gourmet is pretty good. I believe both those places are entirely kosher. For a kosher dog in a non-kosher restaurant I love the Stand's kosher dog, it's all I ever get there. Lately I've been getting it Chicago style, and for a year I got it "Southern slaw" style. Both sooooooo good.

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      1. re: la tache burger

        Nathan's is terrible, AND the one by me just went out of business. I will second Jeff's Sausage Factory on Pico. I eat there all the time and had my first Kosher dog Saturday (actually it's all strictly Kehila(?) Kosher) and it was the best hot dog ever. I got the Jumbo dog and it's split, then grilled and has the most amazing flavor. I had relish and mustard on it, but next time will prolly get it plain to taste the dog more. Jeff's also has great seasoned fries, sides and the friendliest service! (they also have cherry coke on the fountain!)

        1. re: carly_mizzou

          Costco: Hebrew national 1/4lb dog and a soda $1.50!

          1. re: Burger Boy

            Costco was the 1at place I thought of as well.

            +free kraut if you ask!

            1. re: carly_mizzou

              But Jeff's isn't open on Saturdays.

              1. re: kevin

                Awww geez I forgot that. I live in the neighborhood and I'm *constantly* heading out to the market on Saturday's to do my grocery shopping, and am always "re" surprised to find it closed!

          2. As another poster mentioned Jeffs Gourmet Kosher Sausage - - I live in Chicago and these dogs rival Romanian Kosher Sausage, your cousin will know what I mean - it is phenomenal!

            Jeff's Gourmet Kosher Sausage
            8930 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90035

            1. Marty D's in Beverly Hills maybe? Never tried them myself, but they seemed to get okay reviews on CH from what I remember.

              1. Does he only eat Kosher hot dogs because she has to or because she likes them?

                If she likes a Chicago dog you should take him to Portillo's in Buena Park....they even import the poppy seed buns from Chicago.