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Hamburger buns/rolls

Renguin Jan 16, 2009 07:20 AM

I need good hamber rolls, which sounds simple until I started looking. I was originally thinking of something along the brioche variety which I haven't been able to find, however I'm open to suggestions. I will go basically anywhere below 60th st. between 2nd and 10th ave.

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    jsmitty RE: Renguin Jan 16, 2009 07:30 AM

    i recently got a special order made of slider buns and hot dog rolls at blue ribbon market. its across the street from blue ribbon bakery on bedford. call them and theyll mke you a delicious special order of whatever you need.

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      Hurner RE: Renguin Jan 16, 2009 07:33 AM

      Martin's potato rolls are the ultimate for hamburgers. Whether you choose the sandwich or sesame bun size for burgers, or the smaller "dinner rolls", perfect for sliders they can't be beat for flavor. You can find them in most standard markets, such as D'Agostino, Food Emporium, etc.

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        Cpalms RE: Hurner Jan 16, 2009 08:01 AM

        Ditto on the martins potato buns...if they are good enough for shack shack they are good enough for me.....

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          Bob Martinez RE: Cpalms Jan 16, 2009 08:46 AM

          A third recommendation for Martin's. The Big Marty rolls are excellent for larger burgers and also work great for sandwiches.

          The small version are the perfect size for sliders too.

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            vvvindaloo RE: Bob Martinez Jan 16, 2009 12:24 PM

            A Martin's potato roll addict here. I've eaten them plain for breakfast. I've also made sandwiches using just leftover potato rolls and cole slaw. No protein necessary. Now that's my kind of "junk food"!

            But if you are looking for brioche rolls, I think Gourmet garage carries them. I also like jsmitty's idea.

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              Cpalms RE: vvvindaloo Jan 16, 2009 02:50 PM

              sometimes when im drunk (or hungover) I take whatever i can find (had bacon and meatballs once) put it on a potato bun and mash it into with my old crappy Forman grill...best panini ever!! they freeze pretty well to.....

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                Bob Martinez RE: Cpalms Jan 17, 2009 08:13 AM

                The idea on a bacon meatball pannini intrigues me. :-)

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        kobetobiko RE: Renguin Jan 16, 2009 12:00 PM

        I have seen Citarella carrying speciifically "hamburger broiche" at the Greenwich village store. Amish Market also carries something similar. So you may want to call and check to see if they carry it at a store near you.

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          City Kid RE: Renguin Jan 16, 2009 12:45 PM

          Trader Joe's (Union Sq.) has very good brioche buns!

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            Lettucepray RE: Renguin Jan 16, 2009 12:48 PM

            Eli's brioche buns...delicious...is 80th Street too uptown for ya?

            also available at Fairway

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              Renguin RE: Renguin Jan 16, 2009 12:50 PM

              great. thanks for the suggestions. i'll make the rounds. are teh ones from blue ribbon market only special order or do they have them lying around any old time? (i don't need a bulk order, and don't think they'd be keen on filling a special order of 3 rolls)

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