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Nathan's Dogs in Ann Arbor?

dmartins123 Aug 11, 2011 10:35 PM

I am planning a trip out to Michigan soon...does anyone know where I can pick up some nathan's dogs with the natural casings? I will be in the Ann Arbor area.


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    jmax RE: dmartins123 Aug 12, 2011 01:27 AM

    I moved out here from NY a few months ago, and haven't found any with natural casings. I've seen skinless at Walmart, but they aren't the same.

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      charlesbois RE: dmartins123 Aug 12, 2011 05:07 AM

      Nathan's isn't really a brand that's carried around here. You want to check out Koegel's or Kowalski probably

      1. coney with everything RE: dmartins123 Aug 12, 2011 05:10 AM

        I've seen Nathans at Hillers market but not sure if they are natural casings. If you are coming to Michigan, why not get local product?

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          gooddog RE: dmartins123 Aug 12, 2011 09:05 AM

          Dearborn sausage, Winter's and Kowalski are all local producers that make natural casing dogs. In Ann Arbor, Hiller's or Busch's should carry one or more of these brands.

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            patucci RE: dmartins123 Aug 13, 2011 02:52 PM

            Koegel's is a Michigan brand and very high quality. The viennas have natural casings. I find them to be better than Nathan's. If you're set on Nathan's, though, try Sam's Club.

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              mi_eater RE: patucci Aug 25, 2011 08:14 PM

              I'm trashy and I miss Sabrett hot dogs, but Nathan's are a close second. Unfortunately no natural casings here, but they can be found at the Krogers on Plymouth, 2641 Plymouth Rd. I believe Hiller's also has them. Good luck!

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              Fibber McGee RE: dmartins123 Aug 26, 2011 04:29 AM

              I've never understood the whole skinless thing. Most people I know who are actual hot dog fans far prefer the ones with the casings. I know the Hillers in Commerce did stop selling the ones with natural casings, but brought them back due to demand.

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                Davwud RE: Fibber McGee Aug 26, 2011 04:50 AM

                w/ cassings is far better but a good dog is a good dog regardless of whether or not it's in a skin. IMHO.

                As for finding Nathan's, Mrs. Sippi and I stopped at various different grocery stores on a trip back and found none.

                You can probably get a bulk pack at Costco. Skinless though.


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