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Gazpacho in Calgary

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I'll probably just end up making it at home, but does anyone know of any good gazpacho in Calgary?

My craving for it is beginning to take over my life.

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  1. I have posted requests for real spanish chorizo, with no replies. I think there are very few people from Spain around, and if they are, they are not in the food biz. I hear a lot more Spanish being spoken around Calgary, but I think they are from Mexico/latin america. I have been in Spain and seen gazpacho in grocery stores in litre containers (like milk) with a small bottle of olive oil attached to it for you to add. Que bueno! I had it when I was staying without a kitchen, and it was pretty good. For now, at least we are heading into the season when all the right ingredients around, so I think you are on your own.

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    1. re: Albertagirl

      Not only is gazpacho in grocery stores in Spain but also MacD's. It's actually not bad. And, yes, we ate at MacD's in Spain. Once. We had children. I have no other defense but I would like to add that Japan MacD's have teriyaki burgers and Italy's have veggie/cheese fritter things.

      Back on topic. the only place I've found gazpacho in Calgary is my kitchen.

      1. re: sharonanne

        I LOVE to go to US fast food chains abroad- no defense necessary! They're completely fascinating and the locals go, so why shouldn't you to see what real people there actually consume?

        It's not gazpacho but they're serving a superb cold beet soup- what Ottiliia calls "Polish gazpacho"- at Kawa Espresso Bar these days.

    2. I was just checking out the menu at West and it looks like they have it.

      http://westrestaurantandbar.com/menu/

      I'm not sure if I'm going to go, but if I do I'll give it a try...

      1. Dairy Lane does an OK cucumber gazpacho.

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        Dairy Lane Cafe
        319 19 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 2J2, CA