If you like to cook the type of food you enjoy in Wichita’s Asian, Mexican and Mediterranean restaurants, your best resources are the dozens of ethnic grocery stores that dot the city.
Not only are these stores fun places to browse, but they also carry the less common ingredients needed to make favorite local restaurant dishes at home — and they also stock everyday ingredients at lower price points than Wichita’s main grocery stores.
I have many, many favorites in town, and one of them — N&J Global Market — is celebrating its fifth birthday on Saturday with giveaways and samples. People who stop in from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. will get a free bag of pita bread and can also get free N&J merchandise with $10 purchases or earn gift cards with $30 purchases.
The market, which is attached to N&J Cafe at