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‘It’s time to retire’: Beloved Asian grocery store in Salt Lake City closes after 23 years

  • Southeast Market, which specializes in Asian food and goods, is closing after 23 years of business.
  • The Salt Lake City-based store offered Chinese and Vietnamese goods in its early days but expanded to provide other Asian products through the years.
  • Amid an ongoing pandemic, the owners noted that it had been “a difficult two years.”
  • The store will hold a clearance sale on Saturday and Sunday with all items marked 40% off.

A beloved Asian grocery store in Salt Lake City is closing its doors after 23 years of service.

Southeast Market, located at 422 E. 900 South, has been a staple in the Liberty Wells neighborhood since 1997, offering goods from a variety of Asian cuisines and cultures.