Foodstuffs: Far From Home? Saigon Market Has You Covered
If you move from Korea, Pakistan, or Senegal to New York City, you’ll find a whole neighborhood of shops with foods from home. Move to New Hampshire from just about anywhere else -- and there’s pretty much just Saigon Market.
Saigon Market opened twelve years ago in Manchester, but had to close in 2013 after owner Thanh Ho’s lease was not renewed.
Earlier this month, Ho opened a bigger, shinier market on the corner of Union St. and Manchester St.
NHPR’s Emily Corwin went to visit.