Category: Featured Products

Konpeito

Konpeito

July 14, 2017

Konpeito are traditional Japanese sugar candies that come in a variety of colors and are characterized by their round bumpy shape, and cute and elegant appearance. You may have seen these colorful candies in the Japanese animated movie “Spirited Away”, or as the inspiration for the star bits...

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Ehime Food Fair 2017

Ehime Food Fair 2017

March 1, 2017

Last year, we welcomed several vendors from Japan’s Ehime Prefecture to showcase their regions specialty items and we are excited to announce they will be back again at our Seattle and Bellevue locations March 15-21, 2017, along with their mascot, Mikyan!  Customers can look forward to tasting some...

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Fortune Cookies

Fortune Cookies

January 18, 2017

Fortune cookies, an American invention, were most likely inspired by tsujiura senbei, a Japanese cookie originally from Kyoto. Compared to fortune cookies, there're slightly larger and darker in color. Like fortune cookies, tsujiura senbei contain fortunes, but can sometimes contain small toys or other trinkets. Seattle's Tsue Chong...

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New Gift Card Designs

New Gift Card Designs

January 16, 2014

Uwajimaya recently released four new gift card designs. Even though we have been offering gift cards for seven years now, this is our first (and long overdue) refresh of the art. We're really excited about these four new designs and hope you like them too!   Read on...

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Our 2014 Uwajimaya Calendar Revealed!

Our 2014 Uwajimaya Calendar Revealed!

December 18, 2013

It's that time of year again!  Every December, Uwajimaya pauses to thank our customers for their support and to wish them well in the New Year.  This year is no different.  Starting today through December 31, 2013, to say "Thank You" and "Happy New Year," you'll receive...

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Fresh Live Uni (Sea Urchin)

Fresh Live Uni (Sea Urchin)

November 22, 2013

Uni  is the Japanese name for the edible part of the sea urchin and is a Japanese delicacy.  With a light, creamy, nutty and slightly sweet, slightly briny flavor, uni  is a favorite among many at the sushi bar where it is usually enjoyed as nigirizushi or...

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