21 Reasons Why H Mart Blows All Other Grocery Stores Out of the Water

H Mart is easily the cornerstone of Asian American living. From fresh seafood, vegetables, and produce to nostalgic childhood Asian snacks and already-prepared banchan and stews. A world without H Mart is a world I don’t want to live in.

While so much of the older generation complain that millennials don’t learn to cook for themselves, with all of these already prepared side dishes, soups and desserts, H Mart has pretty much eliminated the need the learn how to cook.

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Most of us have a set routine when we walk through the threshold into this overly-air conditioned Asian haven. But why shop from a list of old-reliables when you can try something new you haven’t picked up before? At H Mart you practically have a massive warehouse full of different flavors from so many different Asian countries.

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Fermented soybean natto

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Sticky, gooey, fermented soybeans… yum?

Canned Korean silkworm pupa

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Canned bugs — looks terrifying, tastes amazing.

Live geoduck clam

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Props to anyone who can actually prepare this thing.

Pick & mix but for fish balls/cakes

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Forget chocolates, marshmallows and jelly beans, this pick & mix is perfect for your homemade hot pot.

The Buldak fried rice

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

If the buldak ramen just isn’t doing it for you, why not burn your insides with the insanely spicy fried rice?

Self-heating hot pot

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

A hot pot you can make instantly at home that actually HEATS ITSELF without a stove, microwave, or kettle? YES.

BCD soup starter kit

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Missing the taste of BCD’s soft tofu soups? They even have DIY kits for days you just can’t be bothered to leave the house.

Marinated LA style Korean short ribs

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Possibly the best part about H mart is the convenience. Don’t want the mess of marinating meat yourself? H Mart has got you covered.

Marinated Korean spicy chicken

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Marinated chicken with all of the prepared ingredients. It’s like an adult Lunchables that you just put on the stove.

Make your own sushi candy kit

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Encourage the kids to play with their food with this grape and soda flavored “sushi.”

Cup Ddukbokki kit

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Like cup ramen but with spicy rice cakes?

Sweet corn ice cream shaped like an actual corn

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

It even has bits of real sweet corn inside.

Yakult frozen yogurt

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Yakult frozen yogurt in both original and strawberry flavors because freezing your own Yakult just takes too much time.

Frozen soft serve

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Perfect soft serve straight from the freezer, hopefully, they don’t get crushed in your grocery bags.

Hello Kitty matcha green tea marshmallows

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

If only these were actually shaped like Hello Kitty…

Taro crepe cakes

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Forget bakeries, H Mart sells crepe cakes too!

Fish-shaped red bean ice cream sandwiches

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Not quite the same as Somi Somi, but these will do.

Ube and avocado macchiato ice cream

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Why settle for plain old vanilla or chocolate when you can spice things up with these ice creams you definitely couldn’t find at your local American grocery store?

Massive bags of Korean puffed crackers

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

These could also make great body pillows.

Sweet potato latte

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

A creamy sweet potato and milk latte… not recommended for those with lactose intolerance though, obviously.

Peach oolong milk tea

Here are some of the unusual, bizarre, and altogether wonderful things you can find at H Mart that you might never have even noticed or tried before.

Just make your own boba and you’ll be set.

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