Seeing as I’ve been around to some British/Irish/American foodstores lately, I thought I may as well chuck this one in there. Prosi is an awesome place, and fellow blogger on the blog Loisland posted this one yesterday. At Prosi you find the things that are harder to come by… especially from more exotic parts of the world. They have African foods… Rare and funny vegetables… a lot of frozen foods and a LOT of sauces, oils, pastes, you name it. If you are desperate for that one funny ingredient that seems impossible to find, THIS is your best bet. If not I’d recommend internet. 😉 Located just by Burggasse Ubahn station.
I often hear and read complaints from expats that they are not able to buy groceries in Vienna, which they need in order to feel comfortable. I do understand that a quest to find an everyday item can cause serious frustration. In my experience, however, the difficulty does not lie in the fact that things are not available, but rather in figuring out where to look. It can be part of the adventure of getting to know the country, of learning how a society is organized.
During my years abroad, I got used to some foods that I don’t want to do without, so I had to embark on the quest of finding these items in Vienna, very much like other new arrivals to the city. I am amazed at all the things that are, in fact, available (outside of Naschmarkt, which can be a rip-off). A fellow blogger recently…
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