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Nov 1, 2009 10:32 AM

New Asian Market in Hartford

We just visited the "Five Farmers" Vietnamese/Chinese market off of Flatbush Avenue, near West Hartford in the Wal-Mart plaza.

It's a tiny little place. They had a token bakery in the front which also sells Vietnamese jellies and sandwiches. There's roast duck, roast pork, and soy sauce chicken hanging in a glass cabinet. The prices for the roast meats are lower than their nearby competitor.

Vegetables and fruits are the usual culprits (*huge* Durian for sale for $2-$3 a pound) and priced competitively.

When we visited they'd not yet stocked their fish nor meat counters -- that's how new the place is.

I'm used to the A. Dong market and stores in Flushing, NY -- very large ones. Five Farmers is a small store, but they carry all of the Asian market necessities, sauces, condiments, noodles, etc.

I'll report back here after we try some of the roast meats...

New Asian
1160 New Britain Ave, West Hartford, CT 06110

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  1. There is an A Dong Grocer on New Britain Ave. in Hartford. It's quite large.

    A Dong Grocery
    160 Shield St West, Hartford, CT

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