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Nathans hot dogs at Safeway...what varieties (Calgary)


my mom is coming to visit me in Toronto later this week. She's coming from Calgary. I hear you lucky Albertans now have Nathans hot dogs at Safeway. Can someone tell me the varieties they stock? If they have the ones with casings, I'd ask her to pick me up a few packs for the freezer and upcoming BBQ season.


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  1. It's true, I saw Nathan's at the Market Mall location of Safeway this past weekend. There were two varieties, but I have to admit I didn't make note of what they were specifically. They were in packages such as Schneiders, and 5 or 6 links per package. Hope this helps!

    1. i get them at sobeys as well .the extra long and the 100percent beef ones.cant find the mustard .i havent tried them yet but they better be good for 7 bucks(sheesh)

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      1. re: howlin

        howlin, which Sobey's did you find them at? I haven't seen them at our local Tuscany Sobey's.

        1. re: djdragan

          I didn't see them either in Tuscany but I have to go to Market Mall on the weekend.....going to buy some.

          1. re: djdragan

            i grabbed mine at the strathmore location but im assuming that if its out here ,it will be in the city.grilling mine up in t minus 2hours.final grill check houston....roger.

        2. Crowfoot Safeway had Nathan's All Beef. Two sizes - regular and the bigger ones.

          1. Saw them at the Westbrook Safeway. All beef. Two sizes - extra long and regular. Both varieties had 8 wieners. They were $6.99

              1. We bought some last night. They were good, but perhaps not worth the (very) premium price. $7 for a pack of 8 low-grade hot dogs is pretty steep IMO. For the same price, you can get locally made sausages that are much larger and much higher quality. Thanks, but no thanks, Nathan's!

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                1. re: nonlinear

                  I have been buying Nathan's at Bon Ton meats.5 frozen in a pack. They are much larger than the ones at Safeway. The texture even seems different.

                  1. re: nonlinear

                    nonlinear, Nathan's are anything but low grade. They are made from front quarter beef flesh, no by products or slime additives. When you refer to sausage it may include pork eyes, chitterlings, snout, anus etc., or it may be a little better. At least with a kosher style product you know what you are getting.

                    1. re: jayt90

                      Do you have a reference for what Nathan's are made of? Their website says only beef and secret spice.
                      Who do you know that uses pig eyesand chitterlings in their sausage product?

                      1. re: jayt90

                        I don't care what they say is in them, they taste and eat like cheap Oscar Meyer weiners. Certainly not worth the premium price. Hebrew National makes a far better ghetto dog, but alas they don't sell those in YYC.

                        1. re: nonlinear

                          dingdingding. Nonlinear your so right we bought some last night Nathans Hot Dogs, they weren't very good and so salty we couldn't even eat them. I love Hebrew National they are awesome hot dog. My understanding is you can't get Hebrew National anywhere in Canada anymore. I miss being in the US sometimes.