A decent place for Sri Lankan and Kerala food items. It is a small grocery store with speciality items form Sri Lanka and India. They have a wide variety of dry fish all imported from Sri Lanka. Also they have reputed food like MD brand jams and sambo.
This is a great little spice importing business run by a Sri Lankan* family who have been importing spices to the Americas and Europe for generations. Their cinnamon is top drawer, flavorful, gorgeous and direct from Sri Lanka. They have beautiful selections of bulk pickling spices, allspice, cloves, chilis, pumpkin seeds, cumin, coriander, various peppers. VISIT SITE
This grocery store has everything you need if you are looking to make a Thai dish. They even have items imported from Thailand including kitchen utensils. All vegetarians should be shopping here! The extensive mock meat section far surpasses your Whole Foods wet dream. It's Taiwanese imports, but it the same stuff your eating at most Thai or Chinese vegetarian restaurants. Plus their selection of aromatic herbs is outstanding: Lemongrass, Purple Basil, Kaffir Lime, Jalapenos... and so on.
Good variety of fresh produce, but somewhat lacking in quantity. They also have a wide variety of dried goods, canned goods, jars of sauces,rice noodles (huge variety of noodles), cold beverages, frozen goods/meats and cooking/serving implements. This market is affordable and very well stocked. Things like lemongrass, ginger, garlic, galang, shallots, basil, oyster mushrooms, cilantro, limes, coconut milk (in the paper carton type box that rice milk is often packaged in), etc., are all very fresh and make for some really great soups.
LAX-C is basically Thai Costco, a huge warehouse or super supermarket of asian foods. LAX-C carries a large number of Asian products, many are imported Thai products. They also carry fresh products as well as frozen products. You'll find all the things you'll need at an Asian market and much more. The place itself is rather messy and you'll find many items that are dusty. There's plenty of dry and refrigerated ingredients. The fresh seafood and produce sections were pretty small.
This grocery store is small and hold lots of hidden treasures. The owner couldn't have been nicer and she completed just about all we needed in that tiny little shop. They also carry interesting frozen treats including exotic Thai ice cream flavors from Sky Ice in Brooklyn.
The store carries all your fresh Thai basics - kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, galangal, thai basil, bamboo shoots, etc.They sell different kinds of curry paste that's easy to prepare and taste good too. Great store specializing in Thai products. Owner is very pleasant and incredibly helpful. While the store is awfully small, they carry to most important Thai ingredients, VISIT SITE
Inthira has a wide range of Thai ingredients from Fresh Holy Basil to Frozen Salted Crabs. A super sweet Thai market with a lovely cat. Super helpful staff and hard to find Thai ingredients. Great curry pastes, drinks and some prepared foods. All the goods for cooking Thai food at home!
This little Thai grocery store offers so much more food and products than it looks from the outside. Inside you can find some local homemade Thai food that you don't usually find in Thai restaurants. They carry all kinds of local food from the north, the northeast to the south of Thailand. If you have a craving for deep fried goodness, there are so many types of shrimp flavored chips and sugary crackers and cookies to satisfy your craving.
Typical Chinatown grocery that happens to have a great selection of Southeast Asian products. You can get your Thai curry paste here for half the price of Whole Food. Amazing place for anything Vietnamese. This place kicks ass for a quick find everything you need Pan Asian-Chinese-American.