Alaska July 22, 2017
11 Incredible International Supermarkets In Alaska You’ll Want To Visit
Alaska’s population contains a diverse and fascinating mix of people and cultures. As it is literally the “end of the road,” people come from all over the world to settle in the frozen north. Most people love the natural wonders and the unspoiled nature that surrounds life in Alaska. Many appreciate the fact that rural farming life is still possible away form all the hubbub of the rest of the world. No matter people get to Alaska, they bring some of the culture and customs with them, and of course cuisine. These international supermarkets bring the flavors of the world to our Alaskan doorsteps. Enjoy these bright, helpful places to shop for the flavors of the world and learn about other cultures.
1. Red Apple Market (131 Bragaw St, Anchorage)
Red Apple Market in the Mountain View neighborhood of Anchorage has a wide variety of international grocery items that reflect the diversity of the neighborhood. This place has a great selection of SE Asian vegetables, imported products and pinatas!
2. IGA Food Cache
(266 Richardson Hwy,
The Delta Junction area, as many places in Alaska, has a strong Russian influence in the community. The IGA features many Russian products and foods, as well as delicious deli.
3. New Central Market (555 W. Northern Lights Blvd, Ste 100, Anchorage)
This place offers a complete selection of Asian groceries including Korean, Japanese, Indian, and Thai imports. This place stands out for freshness as fresh Kimchee and other unique food items made fresh daily.
4. Asian Food Market (935 Aurora Dr, Fairbanks)
Asian Market has been a staple in Fairbanks for over a decade. This spacious grocery has friendly service and excellent produce, as well as many hard to find items imported from Asia.
5. Manila Bake/Stop N Shop Asian Market (3020 Minnesota Dr #8,
A tidy grocery in the city with everything you want for preparing that Philippino feast. Once you visit the fresh bakery of mouthwatering cakes and sweets, you will come here all the time.
6. Lucky Market Alaska (5011 Arctic Blvd, Ste B
This place is large and plentiful, a full grocery store with an Asian style. You'll find fish, fresh vegetables and all kinds of products from the far east. You'll love the variety!
7. Oriental Market (1648 S Cushman St, Fairbanks)
The largest Asian grocery in the area, they have all the treats and ingredients you need for an interesting and delicious meal. Fresh fruit is flown in and you will delight in the fresh flavors of Asia available here.
8. E & M Oriental Store (208A Admiral Way, Juneau)
Juneau's Asian grocery is small and packed with delicious foods. This asian market doubles as a place to transfer money worldwide, making it a popular place to grab a snack and do some banking.
9. Alaska HALAL International Market (6140 Old Seward Highway,
This is a unique store featuring Halal and organic foods. More difficult to find Middle Eastern items and Indian ingredients can be found here. Of course, halal cuisine is the focus and this is one of the few places in the state focused on halal foods.
10. New Sagaya City Market (900 W 13th Ave, Anchorage)
This is a classic Anchorage downtown grocery that happens to have an amazing selection of healthy products including asian ingredients and international produce. The deli is kicking and offers Asian dishes daily.
11. Eastern European Store & Deli (601 W 36th Ave
This place has all kinds of cakes and baked goods as well as eastern treats of all kinds. Voted "Best Specialty Grocer" by Anchorage residents in the Alaska Dispatch News in 2016.
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