the rest of the world is missing out on the glorious grocery store that is Jungle Jim’s. Imagine a place like IKEA but for international foods. They have aisles upon aisles of imported goods, and then themed places too. They have several aisles devoted to weirdly flavored sodas. Another area for wines, organized by country. Another for candy that has a choose your fave flavor mike and ikes dispenser. Another for produce, including cactus, coconuts, durians, dragon fruit, and so much more I don’t even know how to pronounce. Name a country and they probably have an aisle or two dedicated to it.
They even have a fresh bakery and a deli area. There’s another area for cooking utensils. Then there’s a few aisles dedicated to american groceries.
Look at all the hot sauce
Look at all the Honey
Look at all the cheese
This part plays children’s songs the whole time it’s terrible but also magical
“With more than 200,000 square feet of shopping space in each of our stores, there are over 150,000 products from which to choose.“ A quote from the official site. 200,00 feet of random foods.
It takes like 2 hours to get through the majority of the store. There’s still places I haven’t been to. Every time I visit I find another part that I didn’t know existed before. It’s fucking wild and I’m so disappointed to find out that it only has two locations, both being near the Cincinnati area.
Comparing my side of the pantry shelf to Glynda’s while I rummage for lunch, I begin to understand why the faculty marvels at my ability to survive on a diet of sugar, strange snack foods, and caffeine…