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perfectchef Aug 23, 2007 09:05 AM

The one Asian grocer we had in Methuen, MA just closed up a few months back. Boston is too far to drive. Does anyone have any idea where I can go for Asian groceries? Help?

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    pastrytroll Oct 17, 2007 04:23 PM

    There's a bigger market in Lawrence, Hong Lac, on rt 28/S. Broadway, across from a huge brick church (St. Patrick's?) and Hovey's Bakery - next to the T & N Cafe, with Southeast Asian food (there's a picture of Floating Rock -Cambodia- on the menu, if I remember right from a couple of years ago,,,, ) I love the frozen stuff, the noodles, the sauces, the nice folks. On the weekends they get banh mi from somewhere - which unfortunately aren't that good!

    1. C. Hamster Oct 12, 2007 11:31 AM

      There's an 88 in Malden.

      1. peregrine Oct 12, 2007 11:04 AM

        China Merchandise on Rt 3A in Burlington is a good pan-Asian spot.
        It's opposite the highschool football field, in the back corner of an L-shaped strip, hard to see going outbound - look on the right/northeast side of the road for "Metro" and turn into that lot. Inbound you can see it on the left.

        Nowhere as big as an 88, but a useful place nonetheless.

        1. threedogs Oct 12, 2007 10:27 AM

          I haven't been - but did a search for Lawrence, (used to go to a Dr. there, and I knew saw one in my travels).

          Came up with these two: Saigon Market, 298 S. Union St., Lawrence. (978)689-8606, and Shin Shin Oriental Grocery Store, 603 S. Union St. Lawrence, (978)686-0813.

          1. LovesFoieGras Oct 12, 2007 09:54 AM

            I know there at 2 in Waltham...but I think one of them maybe closed. Oriental Market I think is what it is called on the corner of Elm and Central

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              pchef40 Oct 11, 2007 04:53 PM

              Hey perfectchef. I agree Boston is way too far with the traffic and all.

              There is and I hope it's still there a big Asian grocer on 128 in Salem, NH? It's in the plaza next to the Texas Roadhouse. Check it out. Sorry I can't remember the name.

              1. Gio Aug 23, 2007 09:08 AM

                There are several Super 88 markets in the Boston area. Here's a link:

                Perhaps someone will know of markets that are closer to where you are.

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