The featured ingredient in this Guyanese achar, or pickled relish (15 oz.; $3.99) is a small, light green, very sour fruit. While some achars are sweet, many more are spicy, and very quickly the inside of my mouth was reverberating to the tune of garam masala and garlic.
As for that unusual sign outside: Even in winter, the lady at the register told me, folks will buy castnets before heading down to Florida. In the warmer months, she added, the nets see some use in the New York area, too.
J&B West Indian & American Grocery
124-02 Liberty Ave., Richmond Hill, Queens