Asian markets http://kmuw.org en The Delights of Asian Supermarkets http://kmuw.org/post/delights-asian-supermarkets <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">To me, there is nothing as sensually delightful as Asian grocery stores. They have their own character and are as organic and wild as Western groceries are sterile and packaged.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Tanya Tandoc 32484 at http://kmuw.org The Delights of Asian Supermarkets Food: Asian Market http://kmuw.org/post/food-asian-market <p></p><p>I love Asian grocery stores. All of those mysterious, oddly named ingredients-- stinky tofu, anyone? Anyone?-- the smell of rice and soy and dried mushrooms. I visit Asian Market on Central, near Hydraulic, often, because it is close to both the restaurant and home. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Tanya Tandoc 9203 at http://kmuw.org Food: Asian Market Thai Binh Supermarket http://kmuw.org/post/thai-binh-supermarket <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51);">To me, there is nothing as sensually delightful as Asian grocery stores.&nbsp; They have their own character and are as organic and wild as Western groceries are sterile and packaged.&nbsp; As soon as you walk in to one you know you are no longer in the sanitized world of Dillon&rsquo;s.&nbsp; Asian groceries can smell funky, spicy, and a little fermented.&nbsp; If they sell fresh seafood or meat you can smell that, too, a bass note of blood and sea to remind you that death and eating are vitally connected.&nbsp; Fruits of all sorts in varying stages of ripen Fri, 11 Mar 2011 11:00:00 +0000 Tanya Tandoc 1230 at http://kmuw.org Thai Binh Supermarket