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2021 Uwajimaya Events Update

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2021 Uwajimaya Events Update

April 14, 2021

To our valued Customers, Vendors and Staff, We are sad and disappointed to inform you that with the uncertainty around our states’ phased reopening plans from COVID-19, we have made the decision to cancel all Uwajimaya-sponsored events again this year. While we look forward to these events each year,...

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March 2021 New Items

Uwajimaya New Arrivals March 2021

March 2021 New Items

March 16, 2021

Here’s a look at some of our new items you’ll find in our stores this month!   Hokkai Yamato Instant Soup Each box comes with 3 packs of mix.  Pour soup mix in a cup, add 150 ml of boiling water and mix.  Flavors include Salmon...

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Let’s Eat Sukiyaki!

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Let’s Eat Sukiyaki!

February 16, 2021

Sukiyaki is a classic Japanese one pot dish of thinly sliced beef, vegetables, tofu, and shirataki yam noodles simmered in a sweet and savory sukiyaki sauce, or “warishita”, in Japanese.  It is commonly cooked and eaten at the table.  It is a great meal to share...

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Chinese Zodiac

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Chinese Zodiac

February 9, 2021

While New Year’s in Western cultures are important holidays, the Chinese New Year differs quite a bit. Besides the celebrations themselves, the first big difference is that the Chinese New Year is based on their lunar-solar calendar, meaning the date itself fluctuates on a Gregorian calendar. Instead of...

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Celebrating the Year of the Ox

Celebrating the Year of the Ox

February 1, 2021

We’re excited to be celebrating the Year of the Ox with our Lunar New Year Sale, contest and giveaways!   Lunar New Year Sale & Lucky Red Envelope Giveaway Shop our Lunar New Year Sale February 3-16, 2021 and enjoy great specials on items to get ready for your...

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What is Oden?

What is Oden?

January 26, 2021

Oden is a warm and filling one-pot Japanese fish cake stew that is the perfect dish for winter.  Ingredients for oden can vary from region to region, but typically contains daikon, konnyaku (konjac), atsuage (deep fried tofu), hard boiled eggs and a variety of fish cakes.  These ingredients...

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