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Indonesian/Malaysian products in San Diego?

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BaronessCore Aug 27, 2008 10:51 AM

Hi all - I was wondering if there was an Asian grocery in San Diego that carried Indonesian and Malaysian products. I am specifically looking for Torabika instant coffee, spice packets for rendang, and possibly this addictive chili/dried shrimp condiment I've had in New York. I have visited a Vietnamese grocery (Vinh Hung) in Mira Mesa near where I live but they did not have these items. Your advice and guidance greatly appreciated.

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    daantaat RE: BaronessCore Aug 27, 2008 08:57 PM

    try 99 Ranch. It's mostly Chinese but they have a small Indonesian section.

    1. trentyzan RE: BaronessCore Aug 30, 2008 08:45 AM

      You might have some luck at Seafood City, since it's a Filipino chain nearby:
      Seafood City Supermarket
      8955 Mira Mesa Blvd
      San Diego, CA 92126
      (858) 549-0200‎
      (858) 547-0110‎

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        oerdin RE: BaronessCore Aug 31, 2008 04:08 AM

        There is a good thread on ethnic markets in San Diego.

        http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/482661

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          keena RE: BaronessCore Aug 31, 2008 08:53 AM

          I've gotten the rendang spice packets at 99 Ranch. Not sure exactly what else they have. The Indonesian section there is kind of small.

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            maestra RE: BaronessCore Aug 31, 2008 03:42 PM

            Chai Foods in Escondido carries a fair amount of Indonesian products, including many sweets and drinks that I've never seen elsewhere. Next time I'm there I'll check for your coffee. I imagine both they and 99 Ranch will have the condiment, but can you be more specific about the name?

            1. trentyzan RE: BaronessCore Aug 31, 2008 04:36 PM

              Is sauteed Bagoong the chili/dried shrimp condiment?

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