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Slider buns - where ?

Just a twist on the typical lunch options for Lotus Jr. - using my meatloaf as the meat patty for lil' burgers for his school lunch. I recall there was a thread about this but somehow the search came up empty.

I used to see slider buns from time to time at different stores (Superstore/No Frills, Famous Foods, Buy Low) but in the past 2-3 months when I actually started looking for them I can't find any.

Any help is most appreciated.

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  1. They're nothing special but you can get white ones at the Save-On Foods on Cambie. Come in a pack of 12.

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    1. I posted a request for these back in June, 2010. Other than the usual suspects, I got suggestions of Stuart's Bakery in Grnville Island and Moore's in Kerrisdale. I ended up getting them at Stuart's.

      1. you could try asking a local bakery to bake you some.
        zip lock and freeze portions you dont use right away for another day.

        1. Thanks to Mr. BP, I got exactly what I need from SOF, perfect for the kids party we had. Sliders but with meat loaf as the patty :-)

          1. fwiw - if you don't have a save-on nearby, Presidents Choice also makes various versions - avail at Extra Foods / Superstore / Super Valu - maybe even No Frills

            go to www.presidentschoice.ca and type in "Sliders" in the search field.

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            1. re: Georgia Strait

              Funny, because since I'm near a No Frills (Bdwy/Manitoba) I've looked there regularly and have only seen them there once. But it wasn't PC brand. And I regularly shop bulk at Superstore (Main/Marine) and have never seen them there.

              The nearest Extra Foods to me is 4 & Alma (?) so it's a bit out of the way. Super Valu .... AFAIK there's the one on 1st/Commercial and in the West End, right ?

              1. re: LotusRapper

                THere is an Extra Foods at Champlain Square 54th and Kerr Street; not sure how close that is; 4th and Alma is no frills I think

                1. re: Philx

                  Yes I stand corrected, thx Philx. 4th & Alma used to be a Buy Low, now No Frills.

              2. re: Georgia Strait

                I've seen these slider 'buns' (more like mini flatbreads) at the No Frills on 4th between Fir and Pine
                http://www.presidentschoice.ca/LCLOnl...

                I can't say if they're any good - never tried.

                1. re: kinnickinnik

                  They're ok (mini or regular-sized) when fresh (out of the bag):

                  http://www.presidentschoice.ca/LCLOnl...

                  But the little people always like the soft supple traditional buns.

                  But I gotta say, PC's Blue Menu is ever-expanding and coming out with healthy, interesting and *good-tasting* products. Last week I bought a bag each, of cannelllini beans chips and hemp with flax seed chips ....... super good !

                  http://www.presidentschoice.ca/LCLOnl...

                  There's even a red adzuki beans chips (I should have grabbed a bag):

                  http://www.thedaily-yum.com/2013/02/n...

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                  1. re: LotusRapper

                    Thanks - I'll check out those bean chips - like having some healthy with my tasty.

                    I like the idea of the little flatbread rounds - might be nice with a quick grilling and a bit of grilled fish, meat or veg.

                    1. re: kinnickinnik

                      +1. And they hold up well to wet fillings by not turning soggy and disintegrating.