Stepping into Thana's Little World Market is like taking a mini trip to another land. Colorful sights and the pungent smells of exotic spices fill the compact space, and the aisles are lined with ethnic products including Persian, Southeast Asian and African offerings. Some items are familiar, while others are a lesson in different cultural tastes. Frozen fish like squid, shrimp and other more intimidating selections stare back at shoppers from behind frozen glass--at least the ones that still have their eyes do. It is also a great place to get a dry straw mat perfect for a variety of uses, such as centering oneself after being creeped out by dead fish eyes.
© 2018 Boise Weekly