Choose Between Two Options
- $39 for a Chicago ethnic neighborhoods spice blends box with 10 spice blends ($54.95 value)
- $39 for a grill and barbecue deluxe gift box with 10 seasonings ($54.95 value)
The ethnic neighborhoods spice blends box includes spices crafted to mirror the flavors of Chicago’s culinary enclaves, including a Bronzeville rib rub, a Greektown seasoning for shish kebabs and gyros, and an Old Taylor Street cheese sprinkle. The grill and barbecue deluxe gift box preps cooks for the summer grilling season with jerk seasoning, West Indies–style barbecue rub and quebec beef spice, among other seasonings.
The Evanston location is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the weekends.
The Old Town location is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.
The Spice House
If the appearance of spices were to reflect their real importance in the history of the world, the bottles of spices would be filled with bright glittery substances, diamonds, rubies, emeralds and gold. —from The Spice Houses' web feature, The Lure and Lore of Spices
Named to Food and Wine Magazine's short list of Top Spice Shops in the World, The Spice House each week, brings consumers only the finest quality spices from around the world, including pepper, cinnamon, and nutmeg etc. They carefully hand grind, mix, and sift their seasonings for the ultimate in freshness, filling their shop with a sea of glass jars. Some contain blends, while others house pure spices, either ground or whole. But The Spice House is much more than a retail space—it's also a space of creativity and collaboration. Customers and staffers constantly share new recipes and ways to use spices.
How are Customers Using their Spices?
For easy reference, The Spice House maintains a recipe database, which houses more than 1,000 recipes submitted by The Spice House's staff, their customers, and culinary professionals. Some of their most popular recipes include Pickled Beets and Puerco Pibil.
Groupon Guide to Chicago
The Spice House's co-owner Patty Erd tells us about sourcing nutmeg at a cooperative in Grenada, where even the streets smell like the spice.