Category: Featured Products

Sendai Beef from Miyagi Prefecture Japan

Sendai Beef from Miyagi Prefecture Japan

March 10, 2020

Nestled in the heart of Japan’s Tohoku region, Miyagi prefecture stretches from the mountains to the Pacific Ocean. The fertile plains surrounding the city of Sendai grow much of the rice that gives Tohoku the reputation of “granary of Japan”. Despite Tohoku’s reputation for...

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Traditions of Hinamatsuri

Traditions of Hinamatsuri

February 27, 2020

When most people think about the Japanese Girls’ Day holiday (Hinamatsuri, 雛祭り) in Japan, images of elaborate, multi-tiered Girls’ Day doll displays (hinakazari, 雛飾り) often come to mind. The dolls represent the Emperor and Empress of the Heian period with their attendants and court musicians. Traditionally, families set out the...

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Korean Style Savory Pancakes (Pajeon)

Korean Style Savory Pancakes (Pajeon)

March 30, 2018

In honor or Korean Food Week, we’d like to share an easy to make recipe using some items that are on special this week.  Pajeon is a delicious savory Korean style pancake made with just a few ingredients.  Today, we’re making green onion pajeon...

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Meet our Ehime Food Fair Vendors!

Meet our Ehime Food Fair Vendors!

March 12, 2018

We’re excited to welcome back several vendors from Japan’s Ehime Prefecture for another Ehime Food Fair at our Seattle and Bellevue stores!  This year, we have 9 companies traveling from Japan to showcase some of the local specialty products of Ehime Prefecture. Ehime is located on...

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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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