Aptly named grocery stocks Asian pantry staples—and basic curries and marinades for the uninitiated—and quality brands of western foods like Bob’s Red Mills cereals and B.C. cheeses. Fresh local produce is abundant and well priced.
Spectacular prices, consistently better than the big box stores (Safeway, Save On, etc.). Great variety and as others have mentioned, for such a cramped store you can find 95% of everything you could ever need here. A good mix of natural and local items too! Staff is always very friendly, regardless of how busy the store is. Definitely my favorite place to get groceries in Vancouver.
I come here often to grab produce and other random items. They impressively seem to have everything you could ever want crammed into this little store. As long as you don't mind tight spaces you'll do okay here. Lots of dried fruits, canned goods, breads, and for the most part the produce is great. My only complaint is that you have really check the berries before you buy them. Half the time... more
A few months ago I was shopping at East West market and witnessed a well dressed white man steal a carton of fruit juice and leave the store unnoticed by staff. I see these same staff members, who are mainly Filipino and Asians, watching First Nations or poor looking people very closely and actually following them down aisles! This is discrimination. As a First Nations woman I don't even want... more