BANGOR – A new international market opened its doors three weeks ago, and has been getting a lot of attention with its different cuisines, and the market owner is looking for new and fresh ideas.
Cow tongues, cow hooves and goats, that’s what you’ll find at the new cultural shop on Harlow Street
“I love food,” Angela Okafor was going across state lines to get foods that made her feel less homesick, and decided shed had enough. She said “I Was sick of spending my money in Mass.”
For three weeks “Tropical Tastes” has been serving to the locals in the area. It’s a store targeting both immigrants as well as those looking to expand their tastes.
As an immigration attorney, Okafor found that the there are many different cultures in the area, and with help from some of her Philippino friends, she’s able to cater to those from around the world right here in Bangor.
And it’s done more than bring new cuisine. It’s enticing new employees to seek jobs in Maine, knowing they have a little taste of home right here in the Queen City.” But don’t think this comes without it’s road blocks
Tropical Tastes asks that anyone who is missing their native food to contact their Facebook page so she can make everyone make Bangor feel at home.