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Ethnic groceries Details

Easily one the largest ethnic groceries in Central Arkansas, this 6,000-square-foot megamart used to be called the Indian Grocery Store. When it moved — from the top of the hill at the Ashley Square Shopping Center to near the bottom — and more than tripled its floor space, a more encompassing name must've seemed appropriate. But though the store's stock is impressive, its focus remains largely on food from India and the Mediterranean countries: feed sacks of basmati rice, a dizzying amount of dal, exotic varieties of flour and spices, a vast selection of curries, chutneys and mixes and, in a freezer case that spans one long wall, every kind of flatbread and samosa you'd ever want. Every Tuesday and Friday, the store gets in fresh vegetables, including quite a few that are otherwise hard to find, like betel leaf, coconut, dosakai cucumber, kantola, lychee and snake gourd. There's Marmite, too, for Anglophiles. A vegetarian cafe in the back of the store is open 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Tue.-Sun. No alcohol.


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