The meat counter is the longest I’ve seen in a grocery store displaying cuts of meat that you would never see in other markets. The supply of canned and packaged Hispanic foods spans whole aisles as evidenced by the small picture. When I was there on Saturday afternoon, the place was full of shoppers many with children immersed in their slushy fruit drinks and frozen fruit bars. All in all, it’s a happy place, frantically busy, but always happy.
Monday, September 8, 2008
Yesterday I mentioned that I had an interesting lunch at the restaurant associated with Ranch Market. Today I’ll show you the inside of the grocery portion of the business. The produce is amazing. The bins are always piled way higher than my 5 foot 2 inches and seem to be overflowing with lemons, limes, avocados, tomatoes, and pineapples to name just a few. There is also an abundance of every type of chili you can imagine and not just a dozen as in most stores, but hundreds and hundreds. The bakery is huge and serves up everything from Tres Leches cakes to sweet Empanadas.