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Jul 15, 2013 07:44 PM

Good buns for roast pig

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

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    1. re: Coogles

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

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      1. re: Veggo

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

        1. re: c oliver

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

          1. re: Veggo

            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

          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

            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?