New Thing #42 – Jungle Jim’s

My next “New Thing” builds off of a previous new experience, my holiday shopping trip to IKEA (New Thing #13).  My girlfriend wants to return to the Cincinnati IKEA for more furniture for her condo so I suggest a nearby excursion to Jungle Jim’s.  I’ve been hearing about this amazing store with a huge selection of international foods.

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Our first stop is for lunch at Mike’s Jersey subs.  Now that we won’t be shopping on an empty stomach, we start exploring the store.  They have a  huge selection of cheese and wine.  For some reason, I only thought they carried international foods but they also have aisles of typical supermarket items including paper products, household cleaners and pet supplies.

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We decide to focus on the international foods since we are a bit overwhelmed.  I purchase several Goya products that I cannot find in Indianapolis so I am well supplied to make my mother’s Cuban recipes that I ate growing up.

We decide that this stop is definitely worth a return visit!  We know that we will be prepared next time we visit and can start making our physical and/or mental lists of items to buy at Jungle Jim’s.

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