Check out the product from an Atlanta restaurateur that made Oprah’s Favorite Things list

Spices from Spicewalla.
Spices from Spicewalla.

Finding out what media mogul Oprah Winfrey deems worthy for her Favorite Things List has become an annual tradition.

This year, a product from a restaurateur with several metro Atlanta restaurants made the cut.

Spicewalla, the Indian spice company from Meherwan Irani, was picked for the list’s Foodie Finds category. The yearly list, which is live online and will be included in the print version of O, The Oprah Magazine tomorrow, features products handpicked by Winfrey in several categories such as Beauty Gifts, Cozy Gifts and Tech Gadgets.

"Give the gift of a kitchen rejuvenation,” the magazine writes of Spicewalla spices. “Any cook worth her salt will love this impressive 18-piece collection of spices that are roasted, ground, and packed to order in delightfully decorative tins."

Irani owns Chai Pani in Decatur and Botiwalla locations in Ponce City Market and Alpharetta City Center. He also owns Chai Pani and  Buxton Hall Barbecue in Asheville, where Spicewalla is based. Irani oversees Spicewalla’s sourcing, selection, and blending process.

The company’s spices are used by metro Atlanta restaurants including H&F Burger, 8Arm and Wood’s Chapel BBQ as well as Ford Fry restaurants.

Spicewalla's 18-pack Kitchen Essentials Collection is available for purchase at, in the Oprah's Favorite Things storefront on Amazon at, and at Chai Pani and Botiwalla locations.

ExploreSee the full 2019 Favorite Things List here. 


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