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Jul 25, 2014 05:44 PM

hot dog buns with poppy seeds on top

Uncle Frankie serves a nice hot dog bun with dry poppy seed on top. What is the brand name and which stores (west side of Mpls) carry them? Thanks

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  1. Vienna is the brand, I have regularly bought them at Kowalski in Eden prairie. they also sell vienna beef hotdogs if you are looking to make chicago style dogs

    1. Good luck finding a poppyseed bun in this town. It's a staple in Chicago but I have had no luck here. The former owner told me he contracts to have them made because he cannot buy them here.

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      1. re: Musky_Hunter

        Musky_Hunter is right. The main brand in Chicago is S. Rosen's. (They also sell a lot of rye bread.) Costco here carries some Rosen's buns and breads, but not the ones with poppy seeds. Vienna Beef, which makes the traditional hot dog for Chicago dogs, has branched out in recent years to sell condiments and buns, too. Kowalski's usually carries some Vienna Beef products, and they have the buns occasionally. You might also have luck at Cecil's Deli, though I haven't looked there in a long time.

        1. re: Jordan

          Found them at Kowalski's Eden Prairie, they come frozen and they are kept in the meat dept freezer.

          1. re: stymie

            I've never seen the frozen. Always fresh there. On a shelf right next to the meat case.

          2. re: Jordan

            Cecil's carries Vienna brand poppyseed hot dog buns. Also the Vienna dogs, the sport peppers and the bright green relish.