Readers bored with buns

T his week, readers report finding an alternative to the same old bun: sandwich-size English muffins, being sought by Dustin Glover.

Valerie Smith e-mailed that she found them at Albertsons at 8350 W. Cheyenne Ave., adding, “try using them for a wonderful hamburger instead of those sweet buns.” Ida Grieco suggested Wal-Mart Supercenter at 4505 W. Charleston Blvd., and Donald Pallack suggested the Orowheat outlet store at 5105 W. Charleston Blvd. …

For Kade Baird, Denelle Araujo e-mailed that “the best” saimin can be found at Aloha Specialties, on the second floor of the California Hotel, 12 Ogden Ave. Araujo and Cathy Bourne also suggested Ross J’s at 4451 E. Sunset Road, which Bourne added has “all kinds of Hawaiian food.” Lillian Bean suggested the Market Street Cafe at the California, and Janet Nordine suggested Togoshi Ramen, 855 E. Twain Ave. …

For Richard Criswell, who’s looking for fresh calamari steaks, Dave Morley e-mailed that they’re available at The Butcher Block, 7625 S. Rainbow Blvd. …

For Terry Tipton, who’s looking for sugar-free ice-cream toppings, Judie Loghides said Smucker’s chocolate, caramel and strawberry flavors can be found at Vons, and William Raley said Smucker’s sugar-free fudge topping is available at Smith’s at 8555 W. Sahara Ave., where it’s in a display case at the end of the frozen-food aisle. …

More on Mezzetta hot cherry peppers: Beverly Cousino e-mailed that she found them at the Wal-Mart Supercenter at 5200 S. Fort Apache Road. …

For all of those readers who have been looking for boiled peanuts, Paul B. Aguirre e-mailed to note that Louis’s Fish Camp, in the new Town Square at 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, has boiled peanuts on the bar snacks menu, “and they are good!” …

And for those looking for Midwestern-style fish fries, Jan and Mike Thomson e-mailed that they found real beer-battered perch at HB’s Saloon and Restaurant, 6820 W. Flamingo Road. …

Reader requests: Jean Propp is looking for frozen plain ravioli dough, for making her own ravioli. …

Karen Efthemes is looking for a local source for Roselani ice cream. …

Dean B. Pomerantz is looking for Pakistani restaurants, and for Cavi-art, vegetarian “caviar” made from seaweed. …

Carolyn Czech is looking for a restaurant that makes “true Chicago deep-dish pizza.” …

Anne Coming is looking for pickled walnuts. …

Linda Battersby is looking for Snaps candy, and John Weber is looking for Pepperidge Farm Molasses Crisp Cookies. …

Jimmie Gantt is looking for Quisp cereal. …

Joe Copano is looking for Ronzoni semolina spaghetti. …

Ann Stone would like to find a local source for Pacific Seafood frozen Dungeness crabmeat, which comes in 8-ounce plastic containers. …

Judy Skomars is looking for Litehouse Sesame Ginger salad dressing. …

And Troy Tarro is looking for Steinfelds Home-Style Dill Pickles, nonkosher variety.

Readers?

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