You can find almost anything in the Portland area, if you know where to look.
With 45 (and counting) Asian grocery stores across the Portland metro area, finding ingredients for cooking nearly every cuisine on the continent has never been easier. We spent two days exploring — from Vancouver to Southeast Portland and Gresham to Hillsboro — to visit all 45 stores and discover what ingredients were stocked in their aisles. For each store, we’ve provided a basic outline of available goods, as well as a summary of the cuisine each is best for.
For the purposes of this guide, condiments refer to sauces and seasonings like soy, fermented pastes, chile sauces and oils. “Dry goods” is our encompassing label for grains and legumes (including dals). And starches refer to various flours (tapioca, rice and black gram, for example) and ground legumes and grains.
Read the complete guide on Oregonlive.com.