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Aihua International Market

20 Mar

471If you haven’t been in to explore Evansville’s largest international grocery, it’s time for a little trip to Aihua International Market on North Green River Road.

The owner, Aihua Sun, opened her first small store in 2003.

After bursting at the seams for several years, the business moved across the street into a much larger facility in 2010.

The store carries food from all over the world including Russia, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as from a variety of Asian cuisines. The aisles are even labeled for your convenience.

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Cafe Arazu and Magnificent Mulligatawny!

18 Mar


Last week, a friend and I went to lunch at Cafe Arazu to celebrate my birthday. The Cafe serves a variety of Middle Eastern cuisine.

This adorable Newburgh restaurant is as delicious as it is charming. Set in the heart of downtown Newburgh, the Cafe is surrounded by all sorts of quant little shops and boutiques.

I had eaten at Cafe Arazu several years ago and remember enjoying it. I am not sure why it has taken me so long to return!


The soup of the day, mulligatawny, was a creamy, filling stew of chicken, rice, and vegetables.

It tasted strongly and wonderfully of curry and was topped with chopped green apple and herbs. It was one of the most delicious soups I have had in a long time and I’m already craving it again!

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