Asia Supermarket does encompass Asian foods and chinaware.The prices are good, the produce is (mostly) good, and the selection is by far the best in Philly's Chinatown. If you want a specific type of soy sauce or chili sauce or bok choy, this is the place to get it.
mall selection of crappy boxed and canned foods. Instead they sell fresh produce, homemade Indonesian snacks, bulk tofu, some meats, various Asian and Mexican products (palm sugar, fish sauce, Bimbo cakes, shrimp crackers, tortillas, weird Indonesian ramens with like 50 spice and flavoring packets, queso fresco, etc), fresh baked pastries, all at very cheap prices. Seriously, as cheap as you think it might be, it is cheaper.
Frozen galangal (laos), banana leaf, pandanus leaf, and a myriad of sauces, noodles, spices are available here. They also have a section of prepared foods that are authentic recipes. It is unassuming from the outside and smallish on the inside but it is #1 for Indonesian. Prices are comparable to the other Asian groceries in the city, but what makes Ramayana Store stand out is its welcoming vibe and the rather extensive selection of imported goods.
Another indonesian shop, has great meatballs and all kinds of groceries, noodles, sauces, treats, rice and more.
You will find quail, chicken, and duck eggs. This place really does have all the assortment of goods you need to make Asian cuisine, whether its Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Koreans, or Indonesian(probably more, There is even half an aisle devoted specifically to japanese goods.This place has everything you need for your Asian kitchen. Prices are good and they have a wonderful bakery around the corner with the best Bon Mei ever.
This grocery store stocks Indian & South Asian staples, specialty foods & convenience items. One of the the cleanest and most well-stocked South Asian grocery stores in Philly.