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Best Kielbasa in Detroit?


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Best Kielbasa in Detroit?

no1barack | | Jul 30, 2007 01:14 PM

As a native Detroiter, who moved away to L.A. 16 years ago, I know that Hamtramck/Detroit is home to some of the best Kielbasa and Polish food anywhere. I will be going to Detroit to in a couple of weeks and I'd like to bring some of that excellent authentic Polish Kielbasa back with me to share the real deal with my friends and family. There is nothing even close to authentic available out here (don't get me started on Hillshire Farm).

We used to get excellent Kielbasa from Hamtramck when my dad had an office there, but can't remember where we used to get it from. I have listed some of the local Hamtramck/Detroit Polish meat markets and sausage makers that have been suggested to me. Can anyone let me know which of these places, or anywhere else, has the best Kielbasa, Polish sausage, meats, etc.?

Bozek's Meats & Groceries
Ciemniak's Jos. Campau Meat Market
Fredro Market
Kopytko Meat Market
Kowalski Sausage Co.
Markowycz's European Home Style Sausage
Srodek's Campau Quality Sausage
Stan's Grocery

I've also heard great fresh meats and sausages, including Kielbasa, can be found at the Eastern Market, but it's so huge, with so many butchers and meat markets that I'd have no idea where to go for Kielbasa.

I'd appreciate any help in narrowing this down.