The best place to get South Americanand Mexican ingredients in Vancouver. They have stacks of corn tortillas, fresh Mexican style cheeses, salsas, a large rack of dried spices (dozens of types of dried chiles, along with comino, Mexican oregano, achiote, and so on), along with Salvadoran, Peruvian, and other South American food items. They also have a selection of fresh-made bakery and dessert items.
If you need to find mole, pipian and other Mexican food-stuffs that seem so hard to find in Vancouver, this is a good spot in Kensington to check out. An extensive selection of groceries including tortillas, tamales, beans,cheese , corn flour , mexican sauces, chorizo, chocolates,horchatas,tostadas, jarritos, pony malta,bakery,dulce panela, yerba mate , aji amarillo , tamal de elote , mexican tamales, salvadorian tamales, queso panela , queso oxaca, crema , arroz de leche, flan, paleta payaso and more!
This is a great place to go to find middle eastern bulk foods, specific sauces and other imported goods. It is a nice clean establishment, with late hours and perpetually nice staff! This deli is remarkable. As you walk inside you're hit with an overwhelming smell of every conceivable herb and spice available.
They have a large selection of Greek groceries including olive oils,feta and many more imported items which are hard to find elsewhere.The staff is always nice and ready to help.They've also got preserves, vinegars, sauces, etc. that are difficult to find elsewhere. A decent dried goods and bulk section rounds out the place, with a great selection of dried beans and lentils. Web site.
The store has a wide selection of traditional Persian groceries and products.
It has products from England, Germany, Iran, Poland, Mexico, Indonesia, India, to name a few. The shop features plenty of great niche items, and if you're looking for an unusual cheese, a particular European or Persian delicacy.
A very pleasant little Persian market with a nice variety of fresh produce, bakery items, canned goods, and bulk food bins all with a heavy focus on Persian products. Everything is extremely reasonably priced. Web site.
Good selection of Persian food and groceries. The baker has the best sangak (Persian whole wheat flatbread).
This tiny grocery specializes in Scandinavian foods and meat and cheese. They also stock a wide variety of sweets, cookies, crackers, preserves (such as lingonberry and cloudberry), and herring, much of it imported. I addition they have a nice deli counter.
This little store offers a very wide variety of traditional Eastern European delicacies with a heavy focus on Russian products. They stock a large variety of sausages, meats, pickles, ready made soups, canned products and sauces, marinades, candies, chocolates and holiday items. Inside is a deli and shop filled with fresh meats of all varieties (fresh herring and mackerel, used in pickled herring, along with cheeses from Poland and Macedonia and all sorts of candies, breads and pickled this from all over Eastern Europe.