I discovered a very nice Mexican grocery store on my quest for corn tortillas that taste of corn, carni asada that was pre-seasoned and fresh tamales for the holidays.  On my quest, I found the Carnival Market that had all of the things I was searching for and so much more!

When I got to the market, the first thing I noticed was the fresh fruit and vegetables that greeted me at the door.  There were tomatoes and lettuce and avocados and cilantro.  Basically, every vegetable you would need to accompany a true Mexican feast was front and center and fresh and colorful.

Then as I walked through the automatic sliding door, I could smell the authentic Mexican food scent wafting through the air.  It pulled me right over to the left of the store where they sold pre-cooked, ready to eat Mexican food.  You can grab food to go or sit down in the cafe and eat it hot and fresh.  My mouth is watering as I remember the tempting flavors that were surrounding me.

Then, further into the store, I discovered authentic Mexican pastries, home made salsas, a full service deli, at least five different brands of tortillas and all of the Mexican brands I was familiar with from living in southern California.  I felt like I was back in southern California also noticing that the prices were MUCH better than those that I have found at the local grocery stores.  They have a nice balance of Mexican brands mixed with the favorites you would find at Kroger or Meijer.

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Carnival Market is located at 1101 E. Walton in Pontiac, MI.


One lucky winner will receive lunch for two at Carnival market.  Winner will be notified via email and will need to respond within 24 hours or a new winner will be chosen.

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Courtney is the traveling mom! She has 3 girls and is the founder of Detroit Mommies and currently lives in Florida. You can follow her on Twitter @courtneyRVL.
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Jackie Harper
13 years ago

I left a comment on your post: American Express seeks volunteers to help beautify Detroit High School
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Jackie Harper
13 years ago
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