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Chung Hing Oriental Mart

1885 NE 163rd St. (18th & 19th Aves.) (17th St.) Map
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Keep your eyes peeled for this humble spot, because small signage makes it easy to miss


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Keep your eyes peeled for this humble spot, because small signage makes it easy to miss. It is the most complete Asian market in the city. Authentic touches include showcases hung with barbecued ducks and pork ribs and tanks filled with live eels. Stock up on imported, vacuum-packed ramen, udon noodles and sukiyaki dinners for well under a buck. Aisles and aisles of Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Singaporean, Indonesian and other Asian sauces and condiments tantalize even the novice cook or gastronome. Fresh produce includes emerald-colored baby bok choy, glossy baby eggplant, tiny blond peaches and miniature mangoes. A few Japanese sushi-making items, including bamboo rolling mats, are available. Those hard-to-find seaweeds and mushrooms packaged like jewelry are everywhere, plus obscure teas and medicinal herbs, and shelves aplenty with Asian candies and snacks. Packaging of many items lacks English translations. Expect no help from the staff, though, most of whom have looked at us as though we were lost. Also located at 9803 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines, 954-438-1060.

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