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Where to buy good sauseges/bratwurst in SD?

upstarter Jan 29, 2009 12:01 AM

So superbowl wknd is upon us and I was curious if anyone knew where I could get some great hot dogs, sausages, or bratwursts to cook at home? Either name brands or specialty ones from butchers, ethnic markets, etc.

Thanks in advance!!!


P.S. I'm in La Jolla

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    JRSD RE: upstarter Jan 29, 2009 06:22 AM

    I really like the Bourbon Sausages at Seisel's Meats in Bay Park. They also have hot/sweet Italian and Bratwursts.

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      LaurenZ RE: JRSD Jan 29, 2009 08:17 AM

      I second the Bourbon Sausages at Siesel's. They are amazing! The only thing better is the SMOKED Bourbon Sausages. You have got to try them.

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        Josh RE: LaurenZ Jan 29, 2009 08:23 AM


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          JRSD RE: LaurenZ Jan 29, 2009 08:34 AM

          Do they have those regularly, or do you have to ask for them? I have been going to Iowa Meat farms and have not seen the smoked bourbons.

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            LaurenZ RE: JRSD Jan 29, 2009 12:17 PM

            Siesel's has always had the Bourbon sausages when I shop for them. Though I don't put them on my regular grocery list. I would weigh a lot more. :)

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              JRSD RE: LaurenZ Jan 29, 2009 12:50 PM

              Same here, I just happened to get some recently to feed out of town guests, though! Did you mean that you smoke them yourself? I thought you meant that they offered 2 versions of the bourbons, smoked and unsmoked...

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        araknd RE: upstarter Jan 29, 2009 07:05 AM

        I think that Sausage King can do everything that you are looking for, plus.
        811 W Washington St
        (between 8th Ave & 9th Ave)
        San Diego, CA 92103
        (619) 297-4301

        If you are willing to travel to North County, T&H Meats in San Marcos. http://tandhsausage.com/

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          eatemup RE: araknd Jan 29, 2009 07:09 AM

          I'll second T & H. Great variety, fresh and good. I was in Sausage King before the holidays and it's looking a little tired in there.

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            Bobierto RE: eatemup Jan 29, 2009 07:28 AM

            Sausage King LOOKS tired, I don't think the place has been painted since they opened, sometime during the Crimean War. But their sausage is great. That lady made me a liverwurst fanatic ...

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              stevewag23 RE: Bobierto Jan 29, 2009 02:15 PM

              I always wanted to go to Sausage King (no disrespect to Bobierto ) but can anyone second a recommendation?

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                araknd RE: stevewag23 Jan 29, 2009 02:22 PM

                Haven't been there in many years, but recently had some sausage from there at a friend's house. The bratwurst was juicy and well spiced and the italian was very well seasoned. My friend picked the sausages that would grill well. This was back in Sept.

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                  Ed Dibble RE: stevewag23 Jan 30, 2009 08:19 AM

                  To me, the place seemed in a tailspin for a while. Hamhocks black with age etc.

                  But my last two visits, things have been much better. And the bockwursts (white sausages) are incredible. I also like the spicy Hungarian salami.

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            stevewag23 RE: upstarter Jan 29, 2009 02:15 PM

            Mona lisa deli has good sausage.

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