Vallarta Supermarkets is a chain of grocery stores that offers various grocery items, such as bay leafs, cayenne pepper, breads, chili powder, cumin and salt. Its produce department offers fruits and vegetables. The company also provides lottery tickets, postage stamps, gift certificates and phone cards. Its Web site features recipes for a variety of appetizers, breakfast, brunch, condiments, desserts, dips and drinks. It also offers recipes for salads, salsas, sandwiches, sauces and soups. Vallarta Supermarkets offers an online cookbook that provides cooking tips for a range of dishes. The company operates full-service meat counters. Its customer service departments provide American Express money order and convenience payment services. Vallarta Supermarkets maintains a location in Pacoima, Calif.