The East St. Paul (ESP) scene is underrated. I don’t hear as much buzz as I would expect.
We live close to East St. Paul and drive back and forth nearly daily to our family who cares for our kids during the week.
Restaurants and markets line Payne and Arcade Avenues.
I’m always on the hunt for convenient places to buy fresh fruit and veggies for my toddler, plus takeout. If they serve eggrolls, all the better.
Here are a couple delis and boba tea shop that I like to visit at the intersection of Arcade and Maryland. Plus, another nearby market that serves the most delicious noodle salad. There is still lots to try from just these few places, but here’s what I’ve tasted so far: