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Budae Jjigae (Army Stew) with Nongshim Instant K Army Stew

Budae Jjigae (Army Stew) with Nongshim Instant K Army Stew

October 4, 2021

Budae Jjigae (Army Stew) is a Korean hot pot dish created in the 1950’s, shortly after the Korean War, during a time when food was scarce, and the population had to make do with what was available, which included surplus canned foods from US military bases. Budae Jjigae is...

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We’re turning 93!

We’re turning 93!

October 1, 2021

Happy October everyone!   October is a special month for us as it marks the month we celebrate our Anniversary - this year, we are celebrating 93 years!  To celebrate, we have a few fun events planned:   Anniversary Sale –October 6-12, 2021 As a thank you to all...

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Mooncakes

Mooncakes

September 10, 2021

The mooncake is a Chinese pastry that is shared among family and friends during the Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival, one of the most important holidays in China and many other Asian countries. The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar. Family...

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5 Asian Ingredients and Foods Packed with Health Benefits

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5 Asian Ingredients and Foods Packed with Health Benefits

September 8, 2021

When it comes to food, sometimes you have to make a call on whether you want to eat healthy or delicious. But occasionally, you get the best of both worlds. With some foods, they’re both super tasty and super good for you. Here’s some of our...

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Daysha’s Poke Nachos

Daysha's Poke Nachos | Uwajimaya

Daysha’s Poke Nachos

August 19, 2021

Hi there, Daysha here- all the way from the 808 to the 206! Uwajimaya is nothing short of a melting pot- as a culmination of food, culture, and community. I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of the ‘Waji ohana since moving from little ole’ Hilo town...

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The Development That’s Got Us Extra Excited About Wasabi

The Development That’s Got Us Extra Excited About Wasabi | Uwajimaya

The Development That’s Got Us Extra Excited About Wasabi

May 28, 2021

Are you a big wasabi fan? Yes? That actually might not be true. No? That might not be right either. Here’s why: What to know about wasabi (and what Americans often get wrong) First thing’s first: The vast majority of so-called “wasabi” in the...

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