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Escargot shells/snail shells in Calgary

aonyx Oct 6, 2010 12:56 AM


Does anyone know where I can find snail shells/escargot shells in Calgary? I called Hendrix & Russell today and neither had any. Actually, the (very friendly) salesperson I talked to at Russell told me that he doesn't believe that the shells are legal to use in Canada, for food safety issues (related to cleaning)...

I'm looking for the shells, not the serving dishes (with the depressions).

Thanks in advance! =)

  1. howlin Oct 6, 2010 04:30 PM

    im pretty sure ive seen them at l'epicerie .its at 1325 1st street.403 514-0555 call them first to save you a trip .

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    1. re: howlin
      ilovealbertabeets Oct 7, 2010 07:30 AM

      Yep I saw them there too. They stood out as it is such an unusual sight in Calgary..

      1. re: ilovealbertabeets
        John Manzo Oct 7, 2010 08:16 AM

        They'd stand out as an unusual site in most of the world.

        I am almost certain I've seen these at Lina's, which has lots of items from across Europe, not just Italy.

        1. re: John Manzo
          aonyx Oct 8, 2010 07:13 PM

          Thanks very much to everyone!
          I just knew you would come through for me =)

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