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We live in a country that offers a huge selection of international grocery stores, from local mom and pop shops to larger chain retailers. Rather than a "be-all-end-all" comprehensive list, this is really a roundup of stores our writers have visited and our readers have recommended — a sort of collective diary of our favorite places to shop for international groceries.

There's a lot here, but there's also a lot missing, so we welcome your additions from anywhere in the US...send us an email and let us know about your favorite international grocer, or leave your additions in the comments!