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Nov 12, 2011 09:37 PM

Anyone know where to find decorative oil dispensers in Calgary?

Seems a bit random, but I need one of these and although it seems simple. they are IMPOSSIBLE to find (how do people pour their oil around here???).

I want something exactly like this:

I have found cheapo ones with plastic caps around, but no nice looking, quality ones with metal spouts. I have checked all the major places (home outfitters, winners, etc) with no luck.

I'm hoping people on here that frequent specialty kitchen stores might have noticed one somewhere...

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  1. The Bay has from Maxwell Williams
    Otherwise Bed Bath and Beyond is where I'd suggest-they carry a line called Tablecraft. The cruets are plain glass --if I remember correctly the spouts are metal. I think they also carry the one you linked--or at least similar. Homesense carries Tablecraft too but they don't always have it in stock.

    Hope that helps :)

    1. Mr. Cappuccino in Calgary has the traditional Italian oil dispensers in .75l and 1l sizes

        1. re: sharonanne

          I bought them years ago as a gift at Lina's. Can't remember what they looked like, but they had metal spouts and were of good quality.

        2. I seem to remember a store at the Calgary Farmer's Market (old site) that carried unique, recycled, hand painted / designed bottles...

          A good metal spout is also extremely cheap and easy to find.

          I simply fashion my own with whatever bottle suits my fancy for the time ... i'm on an old pop bottle theme right now :-)

          1. I bought bottles like this at Home Sense. They had metal caps too but maybe not the quality you want. Metal caps could be purchased at bar supply places online. I saw some hand painted bottles at a booth in the new Calgary Farmers Market. Again, better caps may need to be purchased separately. I use these bottles for mouthwash in my bathrooms! People always ask "what's the blue stuff?".