Silk Road Spice Merchant1
Why locals love it
Aromatic locally blended herbs and rubs are sold alongside exotic imported spices from all over the world. The products are pure, with no msg or fillers. There are some nice salt-free options for those watching their sodium. They have beautiful gift boxes with themes like "Baker's Delight", "BBQ Season", and "Silk Road Caravan Set".
Why you should visit it
The store is located in a historic building in an eclectic neighbourhood. If you love to cook, or have a food enthusiast on your gift list, you'll find lots to tempt you here. You can buy in jars or in bulk, and they carry well-curated accessories too, including graters, planers, pepper mills & spice-related cookbooks.
Take home a taste of Calgary with local blends: Bow River Fish Blend, City Palate Seasoning (named for a local food mag) or Maple Smoke Salmon Rub