Stock Up On Ingredients At These Manassas Specialty Stores

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Do you love to cook with artisanal ingredients?

Then head to one of these specialty food stores near our Manassas apartments where you’ll find some of the best culinary delights in town:

Manassas Olive Oil Company

Established by two military veterans, the Manassas Olive Oil Company, only a 10-minute drive away, offers a unique shopping experience. Visitors can sample over forty different vinegars and olive oils. They’re encouraged to taste as many flavors as possible to find their new favorites. The friendly staff knows where each bottle came from, meaning they can tell you when the olives were harvested, crushed, and shipped. They also discuss the health benefits and provide recipes that don’t disappoint. 

Throughout the year, the shop hosts classes for home cooks. One of the most popular includes Cheese 101. It’s led by a certified cheesemonger who will discuss how cheese is made and proper pairings with balsamic vinegar 

Heba’s Health Foods

Serving Northern Virginia for over 15 years, Heba’s imports ingredients from Greece, Egypt, and Lebanon among other countries. It has gained recognition from the Washington Post and the Manassas Journal. The staff boasts extensive product knowledge and can help you enhance any recipe. The varied selection includes spices, rice, and bread. Customers also find freshly made falafel that’s among the finest in the DC area. It comes ready to eat with tahini sauce. Heba’s Health Foods is an 18-minute car ride away.

Sprouts Farmers Market

At Sprouts, located 28 minutes away, the mission is to make healthy food accessible. Many of the products are fresh from the farm and the market is committed to value in every department. The shop is best known for its high-quality beef. The butchers offer custom cuts and cooking techniques, so your meals turn out perfectly every time. Choices include steak, roast, and boneless beef ribs. 

These are just a few of the specialty food stores near The Elms at Signal Hill Station. If you’re thinking about calling our community home, please contact our leasing staff. They’d love for you to see firsthand all we have to offer.

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