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Forest Pork store in Huntington Station sells a variety of German sausages.

Ethnic grocery stores on LI

Global grocers offer Indian basmati rice, Mexican corn tortillas, Polish kielbasa: You can take your kitchen on a world tour without leaving Long island by shopping at one of these 10 great ethnic markets.

Pat Sikorski, owner of Sikorski in Bethpage, holds
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Pat Sikorski, owner of Sikorski in Bethpage, holds a length of kielbasa, left, and smoked pork shoulder, right.

Geffen Gourmet, an Israeli market-takeout shop at 407
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Geffen Gourmet, an Israeli market-takeout shop at 407 Mill Rd. in Hewlett, bakes traditional Yemenite breads like this Kubaneh, Yemenite challah. (May 14, 2013)

The Weller family owns and operates Asian One
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The Weller family owns and operates Asian One Best Grocery in Ronkonkoma. Here, father Bob, mother Ysa and daughter Kia pose in front of the store's mural that depicts the terraced rice paddies of Banaue in the Ifugao province of the Philippines. (April 30, 2012)

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Shin Nippon Do, a Japanese grocery store in
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Shin Nippon Do, a Japanese grocery store in Roslyn Heights, sells packaged ethnic items in addition to fresh fish, produce and other groceries. (Nov. 7, 2013)

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A shopper checks out items for sale at Shin Nippon Do, a Japanese grocery store in Roslyn Heights. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Here's a view of the produce sold at
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Here's a view of the produce sold at Shin Nippon Do, a Japanese grocery store in Roslyn Heights. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Specialty items at Shin Nippon Do, a Japanese
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Specialty items at Shin Nippon Do, a Japanese grocery store in Roslyn Heights, include Maitake, or Hen of the Woods. (Nov. 7, 2013)

A shopper peruses items on the shelves at
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A shopper peruses items on the shelves at Shin Nippon Do, a Japanese grocery store in Roslyn Heights. (Nov. 7, 2013)

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Shin Nippon Do, at 63 Mineola Ave., Roslyn
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Shin Nippon Do, at 63 Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights, is a Japanese grocery store that has been in its current location since 1991. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Shin Nippon Do, a Japanese grocery store in
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Shin Nippon Do, a Japanese grocery store in Roslyn Heights, offers a selection of sauces, Ramen noodles and other packaged items. (Nov. 7, 2013)

Patel Brothers, at 415 S. Broadway, Hicksville, specializes
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Patel Brothers, at 415 S. Broadway, Hicksville, specializes in Indian groceries. (Nov. 6, 2013)

Toori, a kind of gourd, is one of
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Toori, a kind of gourd, is one of the many ethnic vegetables sold at Patel Brothers Farmers Market, a specialty Indian grocery store in Hicksville. (Nov. 6, 2013)

Many varieties of beans fill the shelves at
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Many varieties of beans fill the shelves at Patel Brothers, a specialty Indian grocery store in Hicksville. (Nov. 6, 2013)

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Colorful fresh fruits amd vegetables abound at Patel
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Colorful fresh fruits amd vegetables abound at Patel Brothers Farmers Market, a specialty Indian grocery store in Hicksville. (Nov. 6, 2013)

A wide variety of beans fill the shelves
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A wide variety of beans fill the shelves at Patel Brothers Farmers Market, a specialty Indian grocery store in Hicksville. (Nov. 6, 2013) Photo by Daniel Brennan

Patel Brothers, a specialty Indian grocery store in
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Patel Brothers, a specialty Indian grocery store in Hicksville, sells a selection of Indian spices. (Nov. 6, 2013)

Fresh Suran and Lotus root are among the
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Fresh Suran and Lotus root are among the selection of exotic fresh produce and fruits sold at Patel Brothers Farmers Market, a specialty Indian grocery store in Hicksville. (Nov. 6, 2013

Kalpana Patel, right, rings up a customer's purchases
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Kalpana Patel, right, rings up a customer's purchases at Patel Brothers, a specialty Indian grocery store in Hicksville. (Nov. 6, 2013)

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The Oriental Grocery and Product Center in Stony
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The Oriental Grocery and Product Center in Stony Brook has six narrow aisles carrying a huge assortment of Asian wares. (Oct. 3, 2008)

The Oriental Grocery and Product Center, at 2460
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The Oriental Grocery and Product Center, at 2460 Nesconset Hwy. in Stony Brook, has been open since 1993. (Oct. 3, 2008)

The Oriental Grocery and Product Center in Stony
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The Oriental Grocery and Product Center in Stony Brook offers specialty packaged items. (Oct. 3, 2008)

Offering a variety of spices and teas common
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Offering a variety of spices and teas common to most Asian cooking, the Oriental Grocery and Product Center in Stony Brook offers every variety of canned and jarred Chinese condiments, Korean snacks and more. (Oct. 3, 2008)

Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery store in Riverhead,
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Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery store in Riverhead, carries a variety of Tortillas, including blue corn tortillas. (Nov. 6 2013)

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Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery in Riverhead, receives
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Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery in Riverhead, receives twice-weekly fresh produce deliveries, including peppers, cacti, tortillas, herbs and spices. Cacti are often used in Mexican cooking, in soups, chillies, or even by themselves. (Nov. 6 2013)

Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery store in Riverhead,
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Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery store in Riverhead, also carries a range of beverages, including Jarritos, and different falvors of juice. (Nov. 6 2013)

Cacti leaves sit near the register at Mexio
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Cacti leaves sit near the register at Mexio Lindo, a Mexican grocery store in Riverhead. (Nov. 6 2013)

Selling a variety of tortilla chips, Mexico Lindo,
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Selling a variety of tortilla chips, Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery store in Riverhead, is a great source for ingredients and ready-to-eat snacks. (Nov. 6 2013)

Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery store in Riverhead,
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Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery store in Riverhead, also carries a range of beverages, including Jarritos, and different falvors of juice. (Nov. 6 2013)

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Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery store at 713
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Mexico Lindo, a Mexican grocery store at 713 E. Main St. in Riverhead, is one-stop shopping for many Latino residents there, or for those looking to expand on their taste palates. (Nov. 6 2013)

Yusuf Avci, left, Ali Can and Mustafa Dumlupinar,
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Yusuf Avci, left, Ali Can and Mustafa Dumlupinar, owners of the Turkish grocery store Nazar in North Babylon, pose for a portrait. (Nov. 5, 2013)

The 4,500-square-foot Turkish market Nazar, at 1474 Deer
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The 4,500-square-foot Turkish market Nazar, at 1474 Deer Park Ave. in North Babylon, also offers a dining area. (Nov. 5, 2013)

The Nazar Special, a plate served with chicken
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The Nazar Special, a plate served with chicken and lamb kebab, ground beef kofte and lamb chops, is served on top of a bed of bulgur rice and covered and baked with a thin sheet of filo dough at the Turkish grocery and restaurant Nazar in North Babylon. (Nov. 5, 2013)

A tray of traditional baclava, topped with crushed
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A tray of traditional baclava, topped with crushed pistachio nuts, sits next to a tray of Kadayif at the Turkish grocery store Nazar in North Babylon. (Nov. 5, 2013)

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At Geffen Gourmet in Hewlett, vegetables are pickled
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At Geffen Gourmet in Hewlett, vegetables are pickled in house. (May 14, 2013)

Forest Pork Store, at 380 E. Jericho Tpke.
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Forest Pork Store, at 380 E. Jericho Tpke. in Huntington Station, offers bread and other imported German groceries, as well as its namesake meats . (Sept. 19, 2007)

Forest Pork store in Huntington Station sells a
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Forest Pork store in Huntington Station sells a variety of German sausages.

New Bakaliko, a Greek delicatessen and gourmet food
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New Bakaliko, a Greek delicatessen and gourmet food store at 115 Broadway in Hicksville, offers a wide variety of Greek cheeses and olive oils. (Nov. 6, 2013)

Imported cheeses, including a variety of fresh feta
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Imported cheeses, including a variety of fresh feta cheese, are a speicalty at New Bakaliko, a Greek delicatessen and gourmet food store in Hicksville. (Nov. 6, 2013)

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Imported cheese and other authentic Greek food items
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Imported cheese and other authentic Greek food items fill the shelves at New Bakaliko, a Greek delicatessen and gourmet food store in Hicksville. (Nov. 6, 2013)

New Bakaliko, a Greek delicatessen and gourmet food
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New Bakaliko, a Greek delicatessen and gourmet food store in Hicksville, sells fresh feta cheese from the Greek mainland as well as the islands. (Nov. 6, 2013)

George and Chris Miglis, owners of New Bakaliko,
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George and Chris Miglis, owners of New Bakaliko, a Greek delicatessen and gourmet food store in Hicksville, love to expound on their imported cheeses and other products for customers. (Nov. 6, 2013)

Ginataang Bilo-Bilo, a dessert made on the premises,
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Ginataang Bilo-Bilo, a dessert made on the premises, is one of many items offered at Asian One Best Grocery, a Filipino store in Ronkonkoma. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Corned beef, a popular item in the Philippines,
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Corned beef, a popular item in the Philippines, is sold at Asian One Best Grocery, a Filipino store in Ronkonkoma. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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Jufran, a banana sauce that is popular in
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Jufran, a banana sauce that is popular in the Philippines, is sold at Asian One Best Grocery in Ronkonkoma. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Pufina, a fish sauce that is popular in
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Pufina, a fish sauce that is popular in the Philippines, is sold at Asian One Best Grocery in Ronkonkoma. (Nov. 9, 2013)

A brand of luncheon meat that is popular
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A brand of luncheon meat that is popular in the Philippines is sold at Asian One Best Grocery in Ronkonkoma. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Juan Calamansi is a popular citrus flavoring in
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Juan Calamansi is a popular citrus flavoring in the Philippines and is sold at Asian One Best Grocery in Ronkonkoma. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Kia Weller, daughter of owners Bob and Ysa
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Kia Weller, daughter of owners Bob and Ysa Weller of Asian One Best Grocery in Ronkonkoma, is a cashier who also helps with everything in the store, which is located at 1021 Portion Rd. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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Bagoong, a shrimp paste that is popular in
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Bagoong, a shrimp paste that is popular in the Philippines, is sold at Asian One Best Grocery in Ronkonkoma. (Nov. 9, 2013)

Ysa Weller, co-owner of Asian One Best Grocery
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Ysa Weller, co-owner of Asian One Best Grocery in Ronkonkoma, a Filipino store, stacks up bakery goods at the shop. (Nov. 9, 2013)

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