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Downtown YYC - Hot Dog stuffed into a half baguette place.

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piano boy Sep 18, 2010 05:54 PM

I used to work downtown and loved that place. Anyone remember it on the corner of Stephen Ave and I think Centre St.?

They would stab half a baguette onto what looked almost like a ring of heated sharpening steels then drizzle the condiments down and finally slide a hot dog in. It was the cleanest hot dog, never stained a shirt.

Anyway, I know it hasn't been there in years but does anyone know if it moved or simply closed shop?

Thanks!

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    nonlinear RE: piano boy Sep 18, 2010 07:19 PM

    I've never seen this place in YYC, but would LOVE to try it! That is how they serve kasekrainers in Vienna (if you get it hot dog style), and while I don't really eat hot dogs often, I haven't seen anywhere in North America serving sausages that way! I would love to hear more!

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      John Manzo RE: nonlinear Sep 19, 2010 09:36 AM

      They do Currywurst there too- though I've never had it, and for me Currywurst ain't worth my time without fries on the side, which these folks don't do.

    2. howlin RE: piano boy Sep 18, 2010 07:47 PM

      he moved to the crossroads fleamarket

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        nonlinear RE: howlin Sep 18, 2010 07:51 PM

        Do you know the name of the stand? (cause there are lots of hot dogs/sausage places there).

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          howlin RE: nonlinear Sep 18, 2010 08:13 PM

          if he is the same one on stephens ave in the little german like shack ,ya can miss him ,he brought the shack with him .and i do believe hes the only one there that does those type of dogs there.hes on the flea market side.

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            nonlinear RE: howlin Sep 18, 2010 09:56 PM

            Oh yea, I know what you're talking about... the german shack (can't miss that one hahaha). Thanks so much for the help - will check it out next time i'm over there. :)

            EDIT: Old Munich http://crossroadsmarket.ca/vendors/in...

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              howlin RE: nonlinear Sep 18, 2010 11:05 PM

              old munich,that name was on the tip of my tongue all night ,bugged the hell right out of me,thanks for the reminder.

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                sirdinealot RE: howlin Sep 19, 2010 08:25 AM

                The Yodeling Sausage was on Stephen Ave this summer. Not sure if they are now closed for the season. Had the hole in the baguette. Great sausage.

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                  pasaker RE: sirdinealot Sep 19, 2010 10:10 AM

                  OOOoooOOO Yes! I tried the Yodeling Sausage! I know they did the whole- hole in baguette! It was good. I remember seeing a few people eating it on Stephen Avenue, but I guess with winter coming soon they will all be retreating to warmer places.

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        crazy_eoj RE: piano boy Sep 20, 2010 09:02 AM

        From my observation there seemed to be many more hotdog vendors on the corners of downtown calgary this summer. Does anyone know if there was a increase in licences granted or something?

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          BladeXT RE: piano boy Sep 23, 2010 02:50 PM

          In most places in Europe they call it a French hot dog, or French style.
          Also, isn't there a place in the Saddledome that serves them, under the moniker of Pocket Dogs?

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