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3 oz. heat-resistant shot glasses for SOUP?

ZenFoodist Dec 16, 2010 05:31 AM

Hi There~~

I want to do a soup course at my Christmas cocktail hour and need 30 small slender shot-type glasses to fill with hot soup. I've looked at a gazillion sites- everything from Crate and Barrel to restaurant supply companies and most are 2 oz.

I was even thinking lab vials in a lab crate right out of a science laboratory.

Is there any company you could recommend? Any ideas?

Holiday Blessings,

  1. Chowbird Dec 3, 2013 08:04 AM

    You could also try small Styrofoam cups, although IMHO, then can't handle liquids that are TOO hot:


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      lagatta Nov 23, 2013 12:35 PM

      Can you find Duralex glasses? Some years back (on this site too), I was looking for them, but they are back in production now. http://www.duralex.com/produits.html (The Duralex site is also in English).

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      1. re: lagatta
        centralpadiner Nov 24, 2013 10:25 AM

        Some of those look excellent, with lots of sizes available. They aren't all available in the U.S., it seems but definitely on the list. Thanks!

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          lagatta Nov 26, 2013 06:05 PM

          They are wonderful. I bought most of mine when working in Europe (France and Netherlands) but also found some right here in Montréal, though stocks varied. At a place called Warshaw, which I remember well from my youth, when it was in the neighbourhood where I lived then. Now it is at Atwater Market in southwestern Mtl: http://www.warshawmaison.ca/

          I bought six of the tiny (espresso or shot sized) glasses there, very cheap.

      2. LaureltQ Nov 20, 2013 09:09 AM

        I got a pile of these for my husband's espresso since I have a habit of breaking espresso cups. $2/ea. Plus you get a little saucer.

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          ferret Nov 20, 2013 06:55 AM

          For anything hot, go with a demitasse:


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            centralpadiner Nov 19, 2013 02:37 PM

            How did these work out? I was thinking about the same thing for a holiday cocktail party this year and was doing a similar search. I like the straight sides of the LIbbey set, but wondered if 5 oz size was too big for a "shot" of soup.

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            1. re: centralpadiner
              JayL Nov 19, 2013 03:38 PM

              After every member of her party suffered second degree burns to the interior of their mouths from drinking hot soup from a shot glass the OP, ZenFoodist, was sued beyond what her insurance would pay. She no long can afford a computer and will be unable to answer your question.

              We apologize for any inconvenience.

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              onrushpam Dec 16, 2010 05:43 AM

              I saw some 5 oz ones made by Libbey @ Target the other day. Here's a link to them on another site:


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                ZenFoodist Dec 16, 2010 05:52 AM

                LOVELOVELOVELOVELOVRELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVELOVE you guys! I ordered a set of both! The wonders of the internet! :) Many Thanks and all things delish!

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                tzurriz Dec 16, 2010 05:35 AM

                At 3 oz, you are probably more likely to find a cocktail or martini glass. http://www.foodservicewarehouse.com/l... Could these work for you?

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