Photo by Joanna O'Leary I respect any establishment with an entire wall devoted to curry.
It's not every day a store clerk encourages you to drop your sample on the floor once you've finished testing it.
It makes sense, though, at Rice Village's Savory Spice Shop where 99 percent of the wares are in powdered form. The store has been open since August, but had its grand opening this past weekend.
And "grand" is certainly a fitting descriptor for anything having to do with the shop, whose voluminous spices, oils, marinades, seasonings, etc. are meticulously ordered and artfully arranged in a space reminiscent of a French Victorian apothecary.More »