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Jul 9, 2011 09:48 PM

Sonoran hot dogs?

I just ran a search on here and found a post from 2009... but nothing really since then.

I initially started searching for "LA mexican hot dogs" because of the hand cart wielding ladies who pop up after a show in LA at a place like the Palladium. As far as I know after Googling, they're Sonoran style. Bacon wrapped with mayonnaise and guacamole, assorted other condiments.

Given Austin's large Mexican population, I'm shocked I haven't seen these amazing dogs here. That said, I haven't tried too hard looking. Have any of y'all run into anyone who serves these dogs in town?

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  1. No dice, I suppose? Does this not look appetizing?

    One can dream.

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    1. re: popvulture

      oh, they look great. but i don't know of any place here that sells 'em...

      1. re: popvulture

        Looks good that's a different bun than we get around here. Here's an example from a place in Yuma:

        But Yuma is kindof an extension of Sonora in some ways.

        1. re: Ed Dibble

          Yeah I think that bun's particularly glamorous for food porn purposes. They're usually not that nice looking.

      2. I think I've seen something like this at the La Pulga Market that pops up on weekends in a parking lot at Elmont and Pleasant Valley.

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        1. re: brattpowered

          Ooh ok now we're getting somewhere. I figure there HAS to be at least one cart in this town. I'll go check that out...

          1. re: popvulture

            since this is perfect drunk food, i am shocked there isn't a trailer somewhere downtown...

        2. I've heard there's a cart at the Fiesta supermarket that has Sonoran hot dogs. I have not verified that yet.

          I currently make my own version but it's a Texas dog...bolillo roll, hot link sausage (instead of a frankfurter) wrapped in bacon, chili, beans, grilled serranos, pico de gallo, avocado, cheese, mustard. It rules.

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          1. re: achtungpv

            Nice! Ok definitely need to make a trip up there this week. Been wanting to make some tomatillo/arbol salsa anyway.

          2. frank's has one as a special for $6:
            100% Vienna Beef, stuffed with cheese, wrapped in bacon and deep fried; grilled onions, diced onions, diced tomato, pinto beans, jalapeno sauce, mayonnaise, mustard.

            1. The Evil Weiner truck does a version of this.