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Good buns for roast pig

patrad Jul 15, 2013 07:44 PM

I'm roasting a pig this weekend and I'm wondering where best to go for lots of buns for bbq? Driving from Edgewater. .

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  1. Coogles Jul 16, 2013 05:32 AM

    If you're a member, the buns at Costco are usually pretty good.

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    1. re: Coogles
      patrad Jul 18, 2013 09:06 PM

      I'm not but I am at Sam's. Although I'd rather support a local bakery than either Sam's or Costco. I have a feeling I'll be getting some there though.

    2. Veggo Jul 16, 2013 05:43 AM

      Bolillo rolls at any latin market are traditional for a torta de lechon.

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      1. re: Veggo
        c oliver Jul 18, 2013 08:44 AM

        I agree with you for a torta. However, if OP is just doing barbeque I'd get hamburger buns.

        1. re: c oliver
          Veggo Jul 18, 2013 09:06 AM

          I think the pig deserves better. Also, a bit of chicharron and habanero salsa.

          1. re: Veggo
            c oliver Jul 18, 2013 09:55 AM

            I have the impression he's doing bbq not a Mexican dish. But I've been wrong before. We went for Mexican the other day and got four different salsas plus pico de gallo.

        2. re: Veggo
          patrad Jul 18, 2013 09:08 PM

          Good to know. I was thinking of putting a little twist on it. Possibly stuffing with Pineapple & Onion with a cumin based rub. In that line of thought though I was thinking of getting corn torts and having onion, cilantro and a roast salsa (roasting tom, garlic, onion, jalp, cilantro, lime) under the pig

          1. re: patrad
            c oliver Jul 19, 2013 08:01 AM

            Your ideas sounds great! But those vegetables will be ready in minutes so you may want to rethink that. Maybe put them on when the pig comes off?

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