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Beat the Heat with these Japanese Summertime Foods

Beat the Heat with these Japanese Summertime Foods

July 7, 2020

Summer in Japan can be hot, with temperatures in July and August often reaching above 90 degrees with lots of humidity. On sweltering days like these, here are 4 things to enjoy to beat the heat. Somen (そうめん): Somen are long, thin wheat noodles often served chilled. The noodles are typically enjoyed with...

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Gluten-Free Desserts

Gluten-Free Desserts

June 29, 2020

Whether or not you have a sweet tooth, we all get that craving for something sugary from time to time. If you’re like some of us, though, it feels like many dessert foods are just some version of flour and sugar that’s then baked or fried...

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A Letter to the Community

A Letter to the Community

June 29, 2020

To the Uwajimaya Community,      At Uwajimaya, we are committed to being a progressive and collaborative community partner that welcomes and supports all customers.  We do not tolerate racism, harassment or discrimination of any kind.  We expect our employees to treat others with respect and kindness,...

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Uwajimaya Staff Favorite Snacks

Uwajimaya Staff Favorite Snacks

May 26, 2020

With many of us stuck inside, we’ve been thinking lately about which snacks we’d want to stock up on next time we get the chance. You know those delights that satisfy little cravings and deliver you a moment of tasty joy? They’re different for...

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We’re Remodeling our Seattle Store

We’re Remodeling our Seattle Store

May 23, 2020

COMING 2020 Exciting changes are coming to Uwajimaya! Starting this fall we will be updating our Seattle store to improve your shopping experience, so things will look a little different around here for a while.  We are committed to providing the same level of service you have come to expect...

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Coronavirus Updates and Response

Coronavirus Updates and Response

May 11, 2020

The safety and well-being of our employees and customers is our top priority. We are actively monitoring the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation and taking necessary steps to keep our communities safe.       An Update from our CEO on Coronavirus Precautions May 11, 2020 I would first like to thank you for...

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