The Garlic Press

The Garlic Press



About Us

Locally operated specialty kitchen store with cooking classes, bulk Olivelle Oil & Vinegars, whole bean coffee & teas, unique gifts and home decor, bath & body products including Thymes, European Soaps & locally made Labyrinth soy candles. Clothing includes Habitat clothing, Oh My Gauze and Cut Loose. For over 30 years we’ve offered handmade jewelry including Deana Rose of Chicago. Known for our large selection of unique and artistic greeting cards (including locally made). We also have a full Candy & Popcorn Store including over 40 types of Popcorn, handmade fudge, specialty chocolates and a huge variety of sodas.
Our services include gift wrapping, custom gift baskets, locally made products, postcards, Bloomington Normal tshirts & hats, Wedding Registry, UPS shipping and knowledgeable staff to help you choose just the right item.


You can find us on North St in Uptown Normal, look for the blue awnings!
We are proud to offer Olivelle Olive Oil & Vinegar from bulk casks in many great flavors.
Our popcorn is so good, we got these outfits to show it off for the ISU Homecoming Parade
Le Creuset enameled cast iron is a lifetime choice, we love the colors and cooking power
Pam & Sarah at the first local “She Said Project” show at Ewing Manor 2021

Rep/Contact Info

Ms. Dorothy Bushnell
Ms. Pam Locsin