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Poppy seed hot dog buns...WHERE can I find them

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mick Jan 2, 2013 05:16 PM

Hi folks, looking for any place in the bay area that sells poppy seed hot dog buns, thanks.

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    Pius Avocado III RE: mick Jan 2, 2013 06:41 PM

    I don't believe this beast exists, having tried myself in vain, alas. I always end up getting the mail order package from Chi.

    1. pikawicca RE: mick Jan 2, 2013 06:47 PM

      I've never seen these anywhere in the U.S. Where have you seen them? (Sound tasty.)

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        Pius Avocado III RE: pikawicca Jan 2, 2013 06:58 PM

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago-...

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          Melanie Wong RE: pikawicca Jan 2, 2013 07:01 PM

          The poppyseed bun is one of the components of a classic Chicago hot dog.
          http://www.viennabeef.com/culture/chg...

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            pikawicca RE: Melanie Wong Jan 2, 2013 07:02 PM

            Thank you.

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            Scrapironchef RE: pikawicca Jan 3, 2013 01:07 PM

            Grew up with them in Chicago, but never saw them anywhere else. Vienna Beef sells them as part of their rather pricy kits but not separately.

            They're in the same category as New England split buns, addictive regional specialties.

          3. Melanie Wong RE: mick Jan 2, 2013 07:02 PM

            Have you tried asking one of the places that sells Vienna Beef dogs whether you can buy some of the buns or order through them?

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