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buying molecular gastronomy ingredients

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i want to buy calcium chloride, sodium alginate, and a little syringe. I know Le Sanctuaire sells all that BUT they are only open 10:30-4:30 M-F and I don't work in the City.

Is there anywhere else in the city that sells that stuff?

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Le Sanctuaire
315 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94108

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  1. If you don't get any other City alternatives ...... you could consider mail order.
    http://willpowder.net/packageOffers.html
    http://www.amazon.com/Experimental-Ki...

    1. call Rainbow they sometimes carry the two............. If you know anyone who is diabetic get the syringe from them or some pet shops carry for dogs and cats.

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      1. re: celeryroot

        I just called Rainbow...they don't have it :(

        boo

        1. re: cpack

          Hmmmmm Ive gotten SA at Rainbow in past......against the wall . on left, in a big jar where flours and baking soda etc are. By the way I like the needleless syringes better, usually the bigger pet stores carry. Used for giving pets liquid medicine.

          1. re: celeryroot

            how weird. bunch a liars over there at Rainbow ;)

            are you saying that it is in that same section with the tapioca flour and stuff?

            thanks for the rec on where to get a syringe. Yeah, i don't want anything to do with needles.

      2. Not in the city - actually in Quebec, but if you don't mind mail order:

        http://www.molecule-r.com/

        You can get the base kit, and then can buy the individual chemicals as you need them. Comes with a DVD with recipes as well. Also, you can link to a forum as well.

        http://www.moleculargastronomynetwork...

        1. Spun sugar in berkeley has had some crazy ingredients along these lines, not sure if they have those particular ones, but it might be worth a call.

          1. If you can't drop by Le Sanctuaire to pick up, they will ship, as mail order is the majority of their business.

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            Le Sanctuaire
            315 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94108