Solomon’s Grocery & European Deli

March 1st, 2017

We are highlighting Solomon’s Grocery & European Deli for Mom & Pop Business Month.  March 8, 2017 is International Women’s Day.  International Women’s Day was first celebrated in Eastern Europe and Russia in the 1920’s.  It was not until 1978 at the University of Chicago that it was celebrated as a holiday in the USA.  International Women’s Day is a celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards the women in your life.  Organizers of IWD encourage everyone to wear a purple ribbon on March 8.  You can pick up your free purple ribbon sticker at Solomon’s and wear it proudly.  It is a tradition to give the special women in your life boxes of chocolates for International Women’s Day, and Solomon’s has ordered in extra chocolates from Russia and Eastern Europe for this special holiday.

Solomon’s Grocery & European Deli
1939 S Havana, Aurora CO 80014
Owners:  The Gurzhiev Family


From Westword in 2009: “It’s a long way from Uzbekistan to Aurora, but Bukharan immigrant Solomon Gurzhiev and his family take the miles in stride at their Russian-Jewish deli, where they feature a compact selection of imported Eastern European foods as well as more than eighty kinds of deli meats, smoked fish, sausages, pickles and cheeses. Authentic is the word at Solomon’s, where the proprietors are bend-over-backwards friendly, the coolers stuffed with a dozen varieties of kefir and farmer’s cheese, and mom Gurzhiev whips up homemade pelmeni on request. But nowhere is that authenticity more evident than in the small but potent selection of fresh-baked breads offered daily at the counter, including a dense, coriander-laced rye loaf that goes nicely with the deli fare.”  Don’t overlook their incredible selection of European chocolates and the honey that they gather from their own bee hives and sell fresh in the store.

Also, don’t forget to enter the drawing at Solomon’s for a chance to win the $500 Visa Gift Card that we are giving away on March 29 for Mom & Pop Business Month.  No purchase is necessary to enter and the winner will be notified by phone on March 29, 2017.