Category: healthyish / restaurants – In Philly, Mina’s World Is the New Clubhouse for Coffee, Samosas, and Mutual-Aid

Sonam Parikh grew up in her parents’ Bay Ridge corner store, a time pre-9/11 when, she says, “Brooklyn felt a lot more casual for Brown immigrant families.” But soon after the towers fell, her parents felt it was no longer a safe place for them to reside—and gentrification was well under way in the area, – Inside Queens Superette, a Korean-American Market in San Francisco

At Queens, fresh kimchi and Chapagetti instant noodles share space with bags of Rancho Gordo beans and bottles of natural wine.  Clara Lee and Eddo Kim, who are married and opened the hybrid market-deli in the Inner Sunset neighborhood last summer, intentionally straddle the line between nostalgic and contemporary. The superette’s shelves, full of direct-from-Korea

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