Love great food? Calgary is the perfect place to call home! If you love to cook gourmet meals, you'll need top notch ingredients. Shop at these amazing gourmet food shops around Calgary for truly fine fare.
The Italian Store
Whether you're Italian or just a lover of Italian food, you owe it to yourself to check out The Italian Store. It's a great place to shop and indulge as it features a cappuccino bar and cafe where you can purchase espresso beverages, hot lunches, and homemade gelato. You can also take advantage of their catering services to enjoy platters, trays and more at home. Their deli offers fabulous imported meats, cheeses and antipasti and they stock rows of imported pasta, juice for winemaking, winemaking supplies, dry goods, fresh bread, produce, coffee and pots, imported tomatoes, and some kitchen equipment. They're open Monday to Saturday, 9am to 5pm.
With 4 locations in Calgary, and many more across Canada, you may have visited T&T Supermarket before. Each location is a fabulous and huge superstore dedicated mainly to East Asian food. T&T Supermarket is the largest Asian supermarket chain in Canada, with more than 30 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. It sources exciting new products alongside countless traditional favourites. It is a one-stop shop where you can purchase the best of Asian fresh food and groceries.
With two locations in Calgary (1249 Kensington Rd NW and 2206 4th Street SW), you're not far from the extremely good hands at Peasant Cheese! Visit either location for an ongoing selection of amazing cheeses -- from bloomy rinds to moody bleus. They also cater and specialize in mixed meat and cheese boards, and charcuterie boards -- all of which are perfectly graze-worthy for your next soiree.
The Silk Road Spice Merchant
You can't make great food without spices, and there's no better place to find them than The Silk Road Spice Merchant (1419 - 9th Avenue S.E). This shop has the best selection in Canada of spices, herbs, chiles and seasonings from around the world. Best of all, aqyou can order online for pickup or shipping.
Love Greek food? There's no better place to shop for what you need to make it than Kalamata (1421 11 St SW). This shop stocks high quality fresh and packaged Greek specialty foods, from pitas and feta to olives and pasta.
We hope you'll pay these amazing Calgary food shops a visit this year.