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China Town Food Market

223 Grand St., New York, NY 10013 40.718709 -73.99563
nr. Elizabeth St.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-343-1200 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Butchers/Fishmarkets, Candy/Chocolate, Gourmet Shops/Produce

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Hours

Daily, 8:30am-8pm

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at 15th St.-Prospect Park

Payment Methods

American Express, Visa

Product Guide

Gourmet

  • Butchers/Fishmarkets
  • Candy/Chocolate
  • Gourmet Shops/Produce

Profile

This shop's called China Town Food Market, but the Chinese characters spell out "Kowloon Warehouse." One store, two names, says the checkout girl. Shopkeepers here stock cramped shelves to overflowing then use the sidewalk for additional display space. One-stop shopping might bear such oddities as watermelon seeds to be eaten like unshelled sunflower seeds or Black Brother toothpaste, a counterfeit version of the infamous Chinese brand once called Darkie. Plus, there's a lexicon of noodles, plenty of Pan-Asian condiments, ultralight sesame cakes, giant tins of shortbread cookies, and addictive guava candy.

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