Friendly, Courteous and Knowledgeable Staff
When you are in our store, you will find our courteous and knowledgeable associates are happy to help you locate any item that you need, and everything we carry, from exotic olive oils and vinegars from distant lands to the latest trends in gourmet snack food to rare spices, is of the highest quality and guaranteed to your complete satisfaction.
Houston’s first choice for fine chocolates is See’s Candies®. We are pleased to offer Houston’s largest selection of over 90 tempting varieties of See’s Candies®, nuts and chews. See’s prepackaged boxes are great for gift-giving. Want to put together a box of your favorites? Select candies from the service counter and our staff can build a platter or box of all your favorites.
Meat and Seafood
At Rice Epicurean Market we offer only the finest meats custom cut to order by our experienced and talented butchers, and the freshest seafood flown in several times a week. At Rice Epicurean we have knowledge and experience to make sure you get exactly what you want.
Our reputation for having top quality meat has been earned over many years! Extremely tender and deliciously aged, Epicurean Choice Angus is available exclusively at Rice Epicurean Market and is certified by the USDA for meeting strict quality guidelines for yield, marbling, muscle texture, color and age. Don’t be confused by other brands or fancy names. If it doesn’t say USDA Choice Angus Beef, it’s not!
The seafood at Rice Epicurean could only be fresher if you went out into the deep blue yourself. We offer a wide selection of fresh fish and shellfish everyday including Cod Fillets, fresh Atlantic Salmon, Catfish, Halibut, Red Snapper and Trout. We also have scallops and fresh Gulf shrimp in a variety of sizes. We also have wonderful live lobsters and can steam them on premise for you! All of our seafood is wrapped to order for you to take home.
Early each morning at Rice Epicurean Market, our produce experts carefully inspect and hand stack all the fresh and magnificent fruits and vegetables that are in season. We pride ourselves on having the most amazing selection of the largest, most perfect and ideal tasting handpicked produce available in Houston.
There is nothing quite like the smell of fresh bread baking in the oven. Everyday our bakery produces fresh, crusty, delicious and delightful breads. Our famous Epicurean Mini Muffins, and our exclusive Epicurean Cheese Straws, in an assortment of flavors, are known city-wide. We also have desserts that will satisfy your sweet tooth, including Killer Brownies®, OMG Cupcakes and gourmet cookies and cakes for your special occasions.
The chefs in the deli at Rice Epicurean Market are experts at weaving the trends and techniques of fine dining in our freshly made prepared foods that we offer daily for your dining pleasure. We carry the finest brands of meats and cheeses including Boar’s Head and more. We also have a wonderful selection of smoked fish and a great assortment of olives and antipasto at our olive bar.
Let our deli be your one stop shop for the finest in party trays. From our famous Epicurean Boneless Skinless Chicken Tenders to sandwich trays and salads, you will delight your guests and make entertaining much more enjoyable for you!
Whether you are planning dinner for ten, or a party for hundreds we can help. Our catering experts will help you plan any event including family gatherings, weddings, birthday parties, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, showers, art openings, holiday parties and corporate luncheons.
Wine and Beer
At Rice Epicurean Market we carry over 800 varieties of crafted wine, champagne, ports, and sherries, plus domestic, imported and micro-brewed beers. Whether you are looking for the perfect selection under $10 or the top of the line Cabernet’s and champagne or anything in between, you will find a bottle you will love when you shop with us.
You are able to choose from an amazing selection of artisan cheeses, made by hand, such as Laura Chenel’s award winning goat cheese, to the famous blues from Roquefort, and the Auvergne in France to delicious cheeses from Italy, Germany, Denmark and Iowa. We pride ourselves on carrying only the best from each country, region and state. From Triple X export quality in our Reggiano Parmesan to the very best Triple Cream Brie from France, our Cheese Shop will cut and wrap almost all our cheeses bringing you the freshest aged to perfection cheeses. Creamy or firm, tart or mild, imported or domestic, at Rice Epicurean Market you will find the perfect cheese for every occasion and palate.
Our amazing selection of gourmet products from around the world and all the quality name brands you want will surpass your expectations. From exotic spices to laundry detergent, when you shop for groceries with us we will have what you need.
If you are following a gluten free diet, then you must check out our selection of fabulous gluten free products. We take great care in selecting the best tasting gluten free products available.
No matter the occasion, our fresh cut flowers at Rice Epicurean Market are certain to delight. When arranged, each flower is deliberately placed to create a stunning work of art. We use only the freshest flowers available, and we pay special attention to detail and creativity. The result is a masterpiece that you will be proud to present.
Rice Epicurean Market is your headquarters for hard to find seasonal specialty items. Whether you are looking for the perfect Cranberry Pepper Jelly to serve with your Thanksgiving turkey or Pumpkin Butter for your Thanksgiving Rolls, we are your go to store. No matter which holiday, we are the place to shop.
We are proud to carry a huge selection of items from Stonewall Kitchen. Stonewall Kitchen’s reputation has been built by consistently creating items of the highest quality in the most exciting flavor profiles. Stocking your pantry with these award winning products lets you prepare incredible dishes with your own fresh ingredients and very little fuss.