Super H Mart: Korean Food Disneyland
By L. Stolpman in Food on Nov 17, 2008 3:23PM
Asian grocery stores don't get any better than Super H Mart. This Korean grocery store in Niles makes us clap our hands in excitement. The massive store sells Asian/Korean ingredients, fresh produce and American staples as well as includes an eatery where you can get Korean, Chinese, or Japanese food.
Go get freshly made tofu (you can see it being made), watch them make puffed rice crackers or fresh sweet red bean pastries. If you feel like bibimbop, you can pick up a freshly prepared container of all the different toppings. All you have to do is make some rice and top with red pepper sauce (which you can find in its own aisle) or you can pick up bulgogi (or Kalbi) - marinated and just waiting for your grill. You can wander the aisles and pick up some new snacks.
If you haven't tried Pocky yet, that's just a shame. Oh...and have we mentioned that the prices (especially on produce) are fantastic? Captions under the pictures describe some of what you can find at Super H Mart.
Super H Mart is located at 801 Civic Center Drive in Niles, IL, just north of the city.
There is another location at 1295 E. Ogden Ave in Naperville, IL. (Thank you, lodasi!)