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Oct 6, 2010 12:56 AM

Escargot shells/snail shells in Calgary


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! =)

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  1. 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

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

      1. re: ilovealbertabeets

        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

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