Looking for a Greek Supermarket in Edmonton!
I am looking for Greek basmati rice. I usually buy Indian basmati rice from Superstore and I find it to be very starchy even after soaking it overnight and rinsing repeatedly. My favorite place to eat is Jimmy the Greek and their rice is fantastic! I am also looking for tatziki sauce and garlic sauce to make shawarmas. If anyone has any info, let me know! Thanks so much :)
Bob's two recommendations are, of course, spot-on. As Hellas is very close to where I live, I am there frequently. They have lots of house-made items such as very good tzatziki, hummous, feta and olive spread, and a delicious feta and roasted peppers spread. Also house made pita chips in a couple of flavours are crispy and yummy. They also, from time to time, have various tiropita, spanokopita, keftedes, and horiatiki. There's a decent selection of Greek groceries, including olive oils, feta, olives, tinned goods, pastas, etc.
I can't say for sure that I have seen rice there but I would not doubt it. And, the family that runs Hellas is super nice and I'm sure would answer any questions you had about your quest for that perfect Greek rice.
Cannot make recommendation for the specific items you mentioned but I might suggest trying:
Omonia Foods @ 10605 101 Street or,
Hellas Foods @ 12407 109 Ave.
It has been awhile since I was last at either.
By the way, where is "Jimmy the Greek". I am not familiar with it. Have not had Greek food since Theo closed down the Ouzeria out here in the west end.