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While she loaded up for the next couple weeks, I had a shopping cart child-seat view of the action: Around one corner, blue crabs rustling from wooden baskets threatened to poke anyone who came too close with their outstretched claws. Silvery whole fish were swiftly netted from tanks, killed, and gutted, while clams and abalone lay on ice in their pearlescent shells. At the butcher counter, mountains of ground pork were scooped up beside mahogany lobes of pork liver, translucent sacks of honeycomb tripe, and black chickens wrapped in cellophane.
From labeling confusion to sourcing, you may want to think twice about supermarket meat. According to a recent USDA Inspector General Report, beef sold to the public was found to be contaminated with different drug residues. Thankfully, several companies are producing high-quality raw meat for purchase at grocery stores these days, so you're not completely out of luck if there are no good butcher shops around.
Before I begin, I have a confession to make: I am in love with Asian supermarkets. But have no fear. Many people know this as the star ingredient of bubble teaa Taiwanese tea drink that has become exponentially popular in recent years despite its inception in the s.
But on Saturday they were not charging for parking. The supermarket was overrun by customers on Saturday afternoon, and the following is a glimpse of offerings, by no means comprehensive. Some thoughts at the end.
Cooking a meal is one of the quickest and most enjoyable ways to immerse yourself in the culture of a different country without hopping on a plane. Getting to know the flavors, ingredients and cooking techniques embraced abroad provides insight that can't be gleaned from reading a book or watching a movie. In recent years, the international aisles of supermarkets have grown and vastly improved, making culinary exploration easier and more accessible.
The real estate prices are quite high, but not as bad as mega-cities like NYC. Along with the high cost of real estate comes jacked-up prices for almost everything else. Groceries in particular are very expensive.