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Best Fresh Hotdogs, Pasadena

robertpasadena Jul 21, 2009 10:11 AM

Anyone know where I can find old school hotdogs. You know the kind in natural casing that just "POP" when you bight in to them?

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  1. SIMIHOUND RE: robertpasadena Jul 21, 2009 10:35 AM

    If you don't mind driving a bit....I think your best bet is The Dog House. It is seven miles from Old Town. The owner grew up at Weiner Factory so he has some idea of what a good hot dog and polish sausage is. Call to see if he has the natural casing you want. They opened up a year ago. I was there soon afterwards and was very happy.

    The Dog House
    2238 Foothill Blvd
    La Canada (818) 236-3882‎

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      cagey RE: SIMIHOUND Jul 21, 2009 10:43 AM

      Second that rec for the Dog House. They use Sabrett dogs. Might not be worth an "out of the way" trek, but if you exit the 210 @ Ocean View Blvd, it's a block north at Foothill. My problem is I can't eat just one... :)

      1. re: cagey
        Kevitivity RE: cagey Jul 21, 2009 05:58 PM

        And a Third for the Dog House.

        Also, you can buy good gourmet dogs from either Bristol Farms or Gelson's.

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      jillso RE: robertpasadena Jul 21, 2009 12:49 PM

      Ralph's carries them if you want to make your own. They're usually in the meat section near the bacon, not in the hot-dogs-and-cold-cuts area.

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        Burger Boy RE: robertpasadena Jul 21, 2009 08:57 PM

        Smart & Final has the Hoffy's in the casing in the frozen section. Ralph's has a couple of brands with casings. Trader Joes has Papa Cantella regular & turkey with casing. Cioa Baby!

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