What happens when a restaurant and a spice shop are located less than a block away from each other? We join forces!

Announcing a spice blend partnership between Central Provisions and SKORDO. Now you can take it home with you!

Located in the heart of the Old Port near SKORDO, Central Provisions is a popular favorite in Portland and is regularly listed as a top restaurant–becoming a James Beard finalist for Best New Restaurant in its first year.

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complex . rich . aromatic

Ras el Hanout

Originating in North Africa, Ras el Hanout translates to “head of the shop” and includes all of the best spices Central Provisions can source including local rose hips and dried anise hyssop flowers. This spice blend is very versatile and can be used on anything from roasted vegetables to lamb and chicken.

savory . sweet . crispy


A French curry, this Vadouvan from Central Provisions combines sweet + spicy notes similar to Indian curries. Using fried garlic and shallots to provide a delicious maillard reaction (the delicious aromas and flavors that come about when you cook something) before you even cook with it at home, we cannot get enough of this delicious, unique blend. Great in marinades, beef, lamb, and rice dishes.

smokey . spicy . herbaceous

Baja Spice Mix

Originally created for the Central Provisions' blackened Baja fish sandwich, this mix is spicy, smoky, and herbaceous. With its perfect blend of chili peppers, smokiness, and fragrant herbs, this mix elevates any type of fish, skewers, tacos, or sandwiches to a new level of deliciousness. Whether you're grilling, baking, or making an aioli, this versatile mix is the perfect addition to your culinary skills.

umami . spicy . sweet

CP French Fry Spice

This Korean spice blend from the kitchen of Central Provisions combines spicy, sweet, and umami flavors perfect for snacking. Used on Central Provisions iconic French Fries dish, the James Beard Award Winning restaurant has shared the recipe so we can sprinkle it on everything from french fries to meats and vegetables. Use as a marinade or try it on fried foods and grilled meats.