Spice Station Press - Our Herbs & Spices in the Spotlight

The New York Times, Oct 2018

“The Long Journey of the Aleppo Pepper”

LA WEEKLY, April 2017

“Spice Station is back with it’s perfect HERBS AND SPICES”

The Chef and The Dish, Oct 2017
“We caught up with six spice experts in London, LA, NYC, Boston, Toronto, and Calgary to get expert tips and tricks when selecting, cooking and storing spices.”

Wall Street Journal, Dec 2016
“A Modern Spice Merchant Requires Calm at Customs”

Food & Wine Magazine, June 2016
“Worlds Best Spice Shops”

London Financial Times – How To Spend It, June 2016
“A heady variety of innovative and bespoke blends at this LA spice emporium crosses borders for unexpected taste journeys”

Chocolate & Co, May 2016
“Living in the heart of Monkland Village has many perks for a baker”

Terranea Life, Oct 2015
“The craft of spice blending is a solo journey into the senses.”


Spice Station Silverlake on Sunset – YOUTUBE VIDEO

Le Cafe et les Epices – YOUTUBE VIDEO (by Van Houtte)

How to Replace Salt with herbs and spices – YOUTUBE VIDEO

Health Benefits of miracle herbs and spices – YOUTUBE VIDEO

Health Tips with herbs and spices – YOUTUBE VIDEO

Senator Bill Bradley interviews Peter – RADIO

Radio-Canada Alors on Jase! – RADIO

CJAD Todays Entrepreneur – RADIO


Montreall.com, May 2014
“Spice Station is great for those looking to try something out of the ordinary.”

LA Times, Mar 2014
“California Cook: Mystery is the spice of life, or is it vice versa?”

LA Times, Mar 2014
“Shopping for dried herbs and spices?”

Kitchn, Feb 2014
“From the Spice Cupboard: Urfa Biber”

Roasted Montreal, Mar 2013
“It meant I could pretty much cook ANYTHING knowing I could get ANY spice easily.”

Los Angeles Magazine, Aug 2012
“Honestly, the abundance of powders, leaves, seeds, and other seasonings at Silver Lake’s Spice Station has us reeling.?”

Food Republic, August 16, 2011
“This time around, the spice expert digs deep in the cupboards to bring out 5 exotic spices worth hunting for…”

Food Republic, August 8, 2011
“Bahlawanian [gives] Food Republic a list of his 5 most essential spices…”

O Magazine – July 2011
The couple opened Spice Station in 2009 […] “It exploded within weeks,” says Tawse.

Hour Community, July 2011
“To walk into Peter Bahlawanian’s Spice Station is to tread across the globe.”

Sweet Life, July 2011
“Variety might be the spice of life, but a variety of spices never hurt, either.”

Urbrefurb, March 2011
“The Spice Station in Silver Lake has everything but the kitchen you need to cook in.”

The Atlantic, October 2010
“…a well-curated line-up of rare spices sourced from around the world…”

Marcos eating a ghost pepper from Spice Station
“The hottest pepper known to man!”

Get Out! 21 – The Spice Station – YOUTUBE VIDEO
Shown on Santa Monica CityTV

Eastsider – December 19, 2010
“Peruvian pink sea salt? Yes, and 100 other salts, spices & herbs…”

Food and Wine – May 2010
“An amazing array of 170 herbs and spices, including sassafras leaves for anyone who wants to make root beer.”

Adam Helm’s Food – May 4, 2010
“…you will be delighted to visit the Spice Station on a regular basis.”

NBC NEWS – April 16, 2010
“The Westside outpost will be similar to the Silver Lake original.”

We Heart This – April 16, 2010
“Anyone can become a better cook using these high-quality, bursting-with-flavor spices and herbs.”

LA Weekly – April 15, 2010
“The new spice store […] displays rare salts and custom curry blends as if they were exquisite jewels.”

NYT – Edible Silverlake / Foraging for Lunch – March 22, 2010
“The shop […] feels like an old-school apothecary…”

Eat Drink and Be Merry – March 22, 2010
“If you’re into spices, then this would be considered nirvana.”

Chocolate Things – January 13, 2010
“Worth a visit for any self-respecting cook.”

Haute Living Magazine – January 13, 2010
“Spice Station, in Silver Lake, will inspire a whole new world for your taste buds…”

Modern Luxury – January 11, 2010
“filled [..] floor to ceiling with impossibly fresh and fragrant spices shipped direct from almost every continent…”

Take Sunset – January 8, 2010
“Prices at the Spice Station are surprisingly reasonable, and the staff is friendly and knowledgeable.”

Brand X – January 7, 2010
“{The owners} have been flat-out busy since their recent opening party. It’s easy to see why…”

Tasting Table Los Angeles – December 23, 2009
“…the spices are always fresh.”

LA Times Daily Dish – December 23, 2009
“…exotic spices, hand selected by the owners from the far-flung corners of the world.”

Apartment Therapy Kitchen – December 18, 2009
“The actual shop is modestly-sized but rich with inviting colors and culinary possibilities.”



Food GPS – December 7, 2010
“The entire store is constructed from reclaimed wood, and the displays are former pallets.”



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