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Lunar New Year Lucky Snacks

Lunar New Year Lucky Snacks

January 22, 2021

The Lunar New Year is celebrated by several Asian countries and is one of, or perhaps the biggest holidays in Asia.  It is a time for families to come together and share a special meal – many of which have symbolic meanings.   These certain dishes were chosen...

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Ideas

December 11, 2020

This holiday season likely looks different for many of us. With less travelling to protect each other during the pandemic, maybe your December will involve some creative new ways to feel together that blossom into future traditions! No matter how our plans have changed, a thoughtful gift can brighten anyone...

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Take a Tour of our Newly Remodeled Seattle Store

Take a Tour of our Newly Remodeled Seattle Store

December 8, 2020

Come join us for a virtual video tour of our newly remodeled Seattle Uwajimaya store!  We are excited to share with you highlights of the remodel which include a new entrance leading directly into our fresh and colorful produce section, an bigger and better meat department, an enhanced seafood...

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2020 Osechi Ryori Sets

2020 Osechi Ryori Sets

December 2, 2020

We are excited to share we’ve added a new special Osechi Ryori Gold Set from Japan. If you aren’t familiar with Osechi Ryori, you can read more about it here. Osechi Ryori is a traditional Japanese meal that is only enjoyed during the New Year&rsquo...

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ITO EN Teas

ITO EN Teas

November 23, 2020

Founded in 1966, Ito En is the global leader of green tea and innovators of the green tea drinks you see today.  They are the first to package tea through vacuum processing in 1969, launched the first canned green tea in 1984 and were the first to sell green tea in PET...

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Kubota Daifuku Mochi

Kubota Daifuku Mochi

November 18, 2020

Often eaten with tea, daifuku are Japanese sweets made of soft and chewy balls of mochi (steamed rice cakes) that are traditionally filled with a sweet red bean paste called anko or an. These Kubota Melon and Strawberry Daifuku Mochi aren’t filled with red bean past, but fluffy...

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