For expert advice, reasonable prices, and a stellar range of exotic spices, salts, and fruit powders, Chowhounds like Spice Ace in Lower Pacific Heights. Chowhound user possumspice adores the eclectic selection, including Wiri Wiri peppers, a flaky variety of turmeric, and barberries (a key component if you’re cooking from Yotam Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem, as Chowhounds did in January 2013).

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