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Real, spanish chorizo in Calgary?

Gina_eats Nov 7, 2011 02:45 PM

Does anyone know where to buy good, authentic spanish-style chorizo in Calgary? (not a fan of Spolombo-style chorizo BTW). Looking for dried, mild-medium spicy chorizo, that hopefully is not super-expensive. Thanks!

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  1. howlin RE: Gina_eats Nov 7, 2011 05:44 PM

    the stuff i get at crossroads is pretty good ......aaanndd here come the naysayers in 3 ..2 ..1 (just kiding about the naysayers thing lol)but my original rec stands.

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    1. re: howlin
      Gina_eats RE: howlin Nov 8, 2011 06:57 AM

      What stall at crossroads? And, is it dried? Thanks!

    2. nutellaluvr RE: Gina_eats Nov 8, 2011 07:10 AM

      The Italian Store next to Scarpone's (McKnight & Deerfoot) has dried Spanish Chorizo, but it does have kick. I love it on pizza! The links are roughly 4" long, and cost in the vicinity of $1 each.

      The Italian Store
      5140 Skyline Way NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6V1, CA

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      1. re: nutellaluvr
        Fid RE: nutellaluvr Nov 8, 2011 07:46 AM

        The Italian Store should also carry the Palacios brand of Spanish Chorizo: dried, no preservatives, excellent flavour. It's pricier at about $11 for a coil.

        1. re: Fid
          itmybegood RE: Fid Nov 8, 2011 08:17 AM

          I seen some at Unimarket on 50th ave S,E

          1. re: itmybegood
            Gina_eats RE: itmybegood Nov 8, 2011 09:48 AM

            Unimarket - had never heard of it before, will definitely check it out! Great to have a new place to try - thanks very much!

          2. re: Fid
            Gina_eats RE: Fid Nov 8, 2011 09:46 AM

            I've tried the Italian store in the past but I'll look again and will look for these suggestions - thanks!

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