Many of us haven’t stepped on an airplane or gone on our
usual international getaways in a very long time. However, as any foodie knows,
there’s another way to help fulfill your wanderlust – by cooking up meals
inspired by your favorite destinations.
New York is an amazing multicultural area and the many
international food markets in the area reflect that, offering cuisine from
everywhere from China to Cuba. Check out these markets so you can find all the
ingredients you need to create a meal from around the world right at home in
your Octagon apartment.
located at 2556 31st St, Queens which is 14 minutes from your Octagon
apartment, offers an extensive selection of imported Greek fare, baked goods,
cheeses, olive oil, newspapers and more.
Titan Foods is the largest retail Greek food and grocery
store in North America and has been in business for more than 30 years. Their
flagship store offers traditional Greek groceries, an olive bar and prepared
meals. You can also shop Titan Foods online and they’ll deliver your favorite
Greek products to your Octagon doorstep.
located at 123 Lexington Ave, New York which is 16 minutes from your Octagon
apartment, is a specialty market known for Indian and Mideastern spices, teas and
other global food items, plus a cafe.
Kalustyan’s has been a staple of the community for almost 80
years, adding more and more items to its shelves every single year. As its
inventory has grown, so has the list of countries that it sources from, so you
can find a huge array of products here. Both professional chefs and home cooks
alike enjoy shopping at Kalustyan’s.
2556 31st St, Queens, NY 11102
123 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016