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Bananas on a Tree | Uwajimaya

What is Banana Ketchup: Discover the Local Ties and Ingenious Beginnings of this Fan Favorite

Unlike so many foods which come about over the course of decades (if not centuries) as generations...

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Japanese Holidays From Spring To Autumn

While there are often variations of different holidays from country to country, Japan certainly has many that...

Taiyaki Red Bean Stand | Uwajimaya

Popular Japanese street foods PART 2

Often arising out of various periods of hardship, a lot of street foods are a testament to...

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Popular Japanese street foods PART 1

Often arising out of various periods of hardship, a lot of street foods are a testament to...

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Fish Maw Soup | Uwajimaya

What is Fish Maw?

In many cultures, the fish maw is something we’re completely unfamiliar with — that’s because it’s a...

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Exciting Changes Coming to Bellevue!

We are renovating our Bellevue store. Remodeling to begin February 2023 and completed Summer 2023. ...

Spam Katsu

3 Ways to Enjoy Spam Katsu

Discover three ways to enjoy this golden brown and delicious fusion of Japanese and American cuisine.

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Lunar New Year 2023 Year of the Rabbit | Uwajimaya

Lunar New Year

We’re past Christmas and into January, which means one thing: Chinese Lunar New Year is coming up!...

Asian Food Plating & Utensils | Uwajimaya

East and Southeast Asian Food Etiquette to Know

Throughout the world, different customs can collide and lead to confusion (or worse) between people who interpret...

2022 Holiday Food & Gift Guide

Our 2022 Holiday Food & Gift Guide is here! Find a variety of great gift ideas, holiday...

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2022 Osechi Ryori Sets

Osechi Ryori is a traditional Japanese meal that is only enjoyed during the New Year. Many...

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