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Instead of a condiment, which I don't think is a good fit, could we call the HP, Ketchup, and A1 types of 'sauce' salsa?

I wouldn't. "Salsa" for me is specifically associated with Mexican or faux-Mexican/Texican food. Usually made from tomatoes among other ingredients.
I do agree that A1 and ketchup (of the usual modern Heinzian sort) are part of the same subclass of whatever.
Add a fried egg and fried onion. In my experience most are made with tomato sauce not BBQ but you ... egg. Most takeaways will not offer pineapple or will, these days, have a separate menu item for the pineapple-enhanced burger.

Yes, how could I forget the egg and onion.
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Some time ago in the US, I ordered a hot ... I was served a hot dog topped with chopped tomato.

Since (American) tomato sauce is pretty much unheard of as a condiment on hot dogs and tomato is, the person ... you the benefit of the doubt, as it's assumed that no adult would actually want ketchup on a hot dog.

Well, for the record, it was in Santa Monica. (LA)

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Is the celebrated BrE condiment known as "HP sauce" a form of "brown sauce"? In Connecticut supermarkets you can buy HP sauce in the Irish subsection of the Ethnic/Exotic Foods aisle, along with various sorts of malt vinegar and, I believe, chutneys.

I think that aisle is called "International" at our local Stop'n'Shop. I'd be surprised if there were more than one sort of malt vinegar on sale there, but, then, it came as surprise to to find that malt vinegar was regarded as an exotic, gourmet food over here.

Fran
A1 Sauce is indeed from the US, a form of ... a condiment. I've always assumed that HP Sauce was similar.

The taste is different, but I use HP for the same purposes I once used A1. I agree that neither ... which I don't think is a good fit, could we call the HP, Ketchup, and A1 types of 'sauce' salsa?

When my daughter was at school in California, she and her friends would go to the local Mexican restaurant for chips and "sauce" rather than "salsa".
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Is the celebrated BrE condiment known as "HP sauce" a ... with various sorts of malt vinegar and, I believe, chutneys.

I think that aisle is called "International" at our local Stop'n'Shop. I'd be surprised if there were more than one ... then, it came as surprise to to find that malt vinegar was regarded as an exotic, gourmet food over here.

To be fair, you can also typically find malt vinegar in the (domestic) vinegar section, but you get different brands. But if domestic malt vinegar is available in the US, I believe it is due to BrE+ influence, TICBW.
Instead of a condiment, which I don't think is a good fit, could we call the HP, Ketchup, and A1 types of 'sauce' salsa?

When my daughter was at school in California, she and her friends would go to the local Mexican restaurant for chips and "sauce" rather than "salsa".

Interesting. I would say that 'salsa' of the sort seen in AmE Mexican restaurants is not a "sauce" by my definitions. It's sort of its own type of thing.
When my daughter was at school in California, she and ... local Mexican restaurant for chips and "sauce" rather than "salsa".

Interesting. I would say that 'salsa' of the sort seen in AmE Mexican restaurants is not a "sauce" by my definitions. It's sort of its own type of thing.

Yes, it's a condimento (AmE: type of Post-Tet housing).

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Since (American) tomato sauce is pretty much unheard of as ... no adult would actually want ketchup on a hot dog.

Well, for the record, it was in Santa Monica. (LA)

Heck, anything goes on the Coast, especially SoCal, foodwise.

(I grew up in L.A. Or rather, nobody actually grows up in L.A.; I spent the first 18 years of my life there.)
Bottom line: I put catsup on hotdogs. Deal with it.

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