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New to Westchester and looking for great groceries

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paperpancakes Sep 2, 2012 04:17 PM

Hi! New to the Westchester area (New Rochelle to be exact) and I am looking for some great specialty groceries. I am especially interested in Asian groceries. Any recommendations?

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    51rich RE: paperpancakes Sep 2, 2012 08:10 PM

    H mart in white plains large, new and a lot of oriental, Korean,Japanese and Chinese all in one, extensive fish and produce also. Nothing else comes close for the variety alone

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      valerie RE: paperpancakes Sep 3, 2012 05:35 AM

      In White Plains, there is Kam Sen in the building where the DMV is. H Mart is actually in Hartsdale, close to White Plains.

      1. roxlet RE: paperpancakes Sep 3, 2012 06:13 AM

        H Mart is actually in Hartsdale on Central Park Avenue. It's terrific for Asian groceries. Also on Central Park Avenue, this time in White Plains, is Yaranush, which sells Armenian and Middle Eastern groceries and prepared foods. You're very close to the new Whole Foods in Ridge Hill, and not too far from Fairway in Pelham. Although there are local stores for Italian grocery items (V. Zucherelli on Rt. 22 in Eastchester, for one), you can just hop onto the Bronx River Parkway and head down to Arthur Avenue for an amazing experience. There's a great post on the Outer Boroughs board that lists some of the stores.

        1. Cheese Boy RE: paperpancakes Sep 3, 2012 10:34 PM

          If you prefer to travel a bit southerly, you can go to Chang Li in the Bronx. It's only a short distance from New Rochelle, and the selection is similar to what you would find in Flushing. http://www.changlisupermarket.com/ind...

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            paperpancakes RE: paperpancakes Sep 6, 2012 04:12 PM

            Thanks for the suggestions!

            1. roxlet RE: paperpancakes Sep 7, 2012 04:29 AM

              FYI, here is the thread on Arthur Avenue from the Outer Boroughs board:

              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/862753

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                theshopper RE: roxlet Sep 24, 2012 02:11 PM

                We have been to H Mart and really liked it. Great selection but the food vendors at the end of the grocery were too crowded.
                Another great pick is Apple Farm off route 287. Very fresh produce, breads, and fish at reasonable prices.

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