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Pan-Asia Supermarket opens in Manchester

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

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Manchester has a new specialty store: Pan-Asia Supermarket at 14246 Manchester Road.

The 30,000-square-foot grocery hosted its grand opening Saturday, July 22, and offers a wide variety of Asian products, including fresh seafood, dry goods, fruit and veggies, international liquors and spices.

This is the third location for the supermarket chain; it also has stores in Nebraska and Kansas. Store manager Ethan Lin said while Manchester had a few smaller Indian markets, it lacked a grocery with ingredients essential to other Asian cuisines.

“We are more focused on Asian [ingredients], and compared to other stores, we have a larger selection: more vegetables, more fruit, more meat and better pricing,” Lin said.

Pan-Asian offers national foods from China, Vietnam, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and more. Kim said the store hosts a wide range of fresh produce from bok choy to dragon fruit and Korean brown pears, as well as a bakery. The deli selection features grab-and-go items like marinated beef and pork and roast duck.

“The [specialty] Kit-Kats and Pocky are popular with our American customers,” Lin said. “Right now [Americans] are probably 10 to 15 percent of our customers, and we hope that number will go up to 20 to 25 percent in the future.”

Pan-Asia Supermarket is open Sunday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Pan-Asia Supermarket

Rachel Wilson is an editorial intern at Sauce Magazine. 

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The Scoop: Joey B’s fourth location to open in April

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

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Joey B’s is opening a fourth restaurant in Manchester at 14445 Manchester Road in a former Chili’s. General manager Megan Rice said as long as construction stays on schedule, the newest Joey B’s will open in mid-April, just in time for patio season.

“The patio is going to be out of this world,” Rice said. “There will be a full-service outdoor bar and cabanas with table service.”

Rice said the Manchester location will serve the same staples that customers have come to expect from Joey B’s, but the kitchen hopes to add 10 to 12 new items like fresh fish, new sandwiches and appetizers, which will debut at the Manchester location before being rolled out to the other Joey B’s.

Rice said Joey B’s aims to bring something new to Manchester. “It was something (the Gianino restaurant group) always had their eye on,” said Rice. “Bringing something completely different out there and to have a place everyone can go to.”

Joey B’s has three locations on The Landing, The Hill and at Concord Plaza. The Gianino family of restaurants also includes Gianino’s, Frankie G’s, Aero Hawk Catering, Frankie Gianino’s, Billy G’s and Scottie’s.

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