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May 19, 2014 09:09 AM

where can I large size straw for Bubble Tea ??

Need this urgently !

Please kindly advise ASAP.

Many thanks in advance.

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  1. Any restaurant equipment supply place-you might have to buy 1,000 though.

    1. I just went to a bubble tea place and asked if I could buy some straws. I think there were 20 in a pack and they charged something stupid like $1.

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      1. re: Quattrociocchi

        And they prolly paid like $0.10 for all that ;-)

      2. Go to Kuo Hua supermarket on No 3 Road in Richmond. Its a Taiwanese supermarket. I saw that they stock all kinds of supplies for bubble tea, including shakers, sealers, etc. I think they sell them in real big bulk quantities. Call them.

        1. go to a Petrocan that has the mini-market - and get the big straws that they use for the super-sweet frozen slushy frozen drink things - I have two of those super straws in my car right now ... the impending debate with 8 yr olds re: mixing hyper sweet cherry soda and 7 up with orange crush flavors wasn't a hill I really wanted to die on ; )

          hence, a couple of beverages with super-size straws.

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          1. re: Georgia Strait

            Speaking of gas stations, I recently started taking (free for the asking) their engine oil paper funnels (clean, btw) for use in the kitchen. Great for pouring oils, vinegars what-have-you from large bottles to smaller vessels. I also use them to pour peppercorns and rock salt chunks into my salt and pepper grinders when refilling them.

            And of course they're disposable (recycle) when you're done with 'em.

            1. re: LotusRapper

              what with you organizing vintage Saab trips to Ikea - and picnics in Anmore - maybe one of the upcoming car rally treasure hounding activities could be a gas station oil filter --- and they'd figure out the alternate uses - that you already know!

              are you sure those are food-safe?
              then again .
              some of us use plastic water bottles. And food savers. And bags to put food in.

                1. re: LotusRapper

                  that's Ms Volvo ;)

                  great photos - i really like 3/3 photo line-up


                  or should we say "Saabulous"

                  i hope Ikea recognizes your spirited drive-by somehow.

          2. I can't remember if I got mine from the Donalds on Hastings or the dollar store that's about a block west of them, but they were cheap and work perfectly.