AusKhmer #125 (15 Z), Street 105, BKK 3. Run by importers, this small deli stocks a variety of moderately priced Aussie wines and beers, plus shelves of French delicacies, cheeses, antipasti, and cold cuts, as well as a selection of teas, olive oils and other packaged products. There is now a new, much more convenient outlet in the city, the AK Food Pantry on St 306 (underneath the Living Room cafe) in BKK1. Open 10am – 6.30pm. Tel: 012 905 856, 023 214 478
Bayon Market #133-135Eo, Monivong Boulevard. International supermarket renown for its extensive range and great (for Cambodia) prices. Tel: 023-881266
Commé a la Maison #13, Street 57. Long-established French restaurant and bakery that makes excellent baguettes and a delicious range of tarts. Tel: 023-360801
Danmeat #51a, Street 214. International-standard butcher. Tel: 012-906072
Golden Garden (Veggies) #24 Street 240 next to Tamarind, Bliss, Sugar Palm. Fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses, imported meats. The vegetables are stored in a large cool-room at the back, as is their excellent range of cheeses.
Tel: 023 211 534
Japanese Food Supply 99C Mao Tse Tung Boulevard (near St. 163). They have a lot of saké as well as Japanese cooking ingredients: miso, bonito, hijiki, dashi powder, konjac, frozen mentaiko. Everything’s imported so prices are not cheap by local standards, although most items are cheaper than if you bought them in Japan. Most prices are the same as at Bayon Market (another good source for Japanese items), although others were more expensive but the selection is bigger. The man who runs it says that he can order sushi-grade fish for you if you let him know one day in advance. Tel: 023 215 946
Khmer Farmer Garden (PUAC) #88-90 Eo, Street 360, BKK3. Specializing in Cambodian grown, pesticide-free vegetables and fruit, wholesale and retail. Retail shop on Street 360, open 7AM-7PM. Best veggies in the morning and on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Check the website for their online order system and home/business delivery. Tel: 012-638371, 012-718011 www.puac.info
Lucky Supermarket #160, Sihanouk Blvd. One of the largest, most popular international supermarkets. Tel: 023-215229. Also at Surya Mall.
M.Asia Restaurant #177 Street 63 (between Sts 282 & 288 – on right heading way from Sihanouke Blvd) delicious and very cheap samosas. Available at the stand in front of the shop – 5 for $US1. Also sells Paneer (250gms = $US3.50) but you must order one day and collect the next. Tel: 099 624 710.
Natural Garden Green Grocery #37A, Street 59 (one shop back from Street 310). Lots of fresh leafy green (chemical-free) salad vegetables and herbs plus the usual suspects, tomatoes, aubergine, courgettes, carrots, potatoes, onions, as well as bread from Commé a la Maison.
Organic Shop at the back of Bonna Center at #126, Preah Norodom Boulevard, close to the Independent Monument.
Paragon Supermarket #12, St.214 Tel : 023 220 348
Pencil Supermarket #15, St 214 (same street as Paragon) on corner of Monivong Boulevard Tel: 023 982 394. Smaller Pencil 2 is in front of Cambodiana Hotel.
Quark (fromage blanc, cottage cheese, well sort of) available here in Phnom Penh from a German lady, Sibylle, who makes it at her house. It’s thick and creamy, in one word delicious. If you are interested, you can call her at 012612401.
John the Baker for real Aussie meat pies. If you are a fair dinkim Aussie looking for a fair shake of the sauce bottle and a genuine meat pie, call John (after lunch only – he’s a baker and works late nights and early mornings). Available for home deliveries (minimum 12 pies). Plus he makes great bread! Fill up your freezer and buy a microwave. Tel: 017 564 215
Smokey dah Boar Fancy some good, old-fashioned-styled beef or pork sausages, smoked bacon or honey-cured ham prepared by a Kiwi maestro here in Cambodia? Then contact his better half to arrange a delivery: Oanh Tel: 012 434 113, or email her at email@example.com
The Shop #39 Street 240. Very popular western-style café, bakery and deli. Fresh baked breads, pastries, cakes, plus sandwiches, salads and soups. Check out their locally-produced chocolates! Tel: +(855) (0)23-986964
Three Corner Coffee Roasters #23AEo, Street 111 Run by a family of American God-botherers who clearly don’t understand that the pleasure of drinking coffee is a sin!