Produce: Through a special contract with Nagatoshi Farm, a California producer of the highest quality Japanese produce, we proudly offer a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. Our selection includes specialty items and staples, such as daikon radish, burdock root, green onions, shiitake mushrooms, Fuji apples and oba (beefsteak plant), as well as seasonal produce from Japan.
Seafood: A wide variety of the freshest and highest quality seafood, including tuna, yellowtail and broiled eel for sushi or sashimi. » view image
Meat & Poultry: Thinly sliced beef for shabu-shabu or sukiyaki and beef for Asian style barbecue, as well as chicken and thinly sliced pork.
Rice: One of the largest selections of high quality Japanese rice in the city, including Tamaki Gold, Kagayaki and Nishiki as well as rice with germ (haiga-mai), brown rice (genmai) and sweet rice. » view image
Processed Foods: We have tofu, natto, Japanese pickled vegetables and many kinds of fish cakes, along with a large variety of condiments.
Noodles: Dry noodles, such as udon, somen, and soba. We also offer instant noodles as well as frozen udon noodles, boiled noodles, and ramen noodles for Japanese-style noodle soup. » view image
Frozen Foods: Gyoza (pot stickers), croquettes, shumai dumplings, and takoyaki (octopus dumplings). » view image
Instant Specialties: A variety of easy-to-prepare foods, including pasta sauce, curry sauce, and rice porridge. They are convenient time savers. » view image
Seasonings: Indispensable ingredients for Japanese food such as soy sauce, rice vinegar, and mirin. » view image
Sauces: We offer tonkatsu (pork cutlet) sauce, worcester sauce, as well as broiled eel and grilled meat sauces. We also have sauces for noodles (udon, somen, and soba). » view image
Bakery: Japanese style bread and baked goods from Chicago's Crescent Bakery, as well as rolls filled with sweet red bean paste and pastries with chocolate cream.
Sweets and Snacks: We have a large variety of sweet and salty snacks, including Pocky, rice crackers (senbei) and steamed buns with sweet red bean paste (manjyu). » view image
Tea and Drinks: We offer many brands of green tea and green tea powder (macha) as well as popular brands of Japanese soft drinks, such as ramune and Calpico and prepared tea in bottles and cans. » view image
Sushi and Bento: Our chef makes sushi and bento (traditional Japanese box lunch) fresh every day. Please ask about special orders of these items.
Osozai: Osozai is a Japanese-style of deli food such as hijiki (braised seaweed) and kinpira (braised burdock root). Osozai offerings vary daily and seasonally. » view image
Magazines: We have popular Japanese periodicals for sale and also take subscriptions for Japanese magazines (6 months minimum).
Stationery: You will find origami paper, greeting cards with traditional Japanese designs, notebooks and other items.
China and Cookware: We offer Japanese kitchen tools, ceramic cookware, hashi (chopsticks) and rice bowls, as well as tea and sake sets and other items that will make wonderful gifts. » view image
Miscellaneous: We have gift certificates, Japanese tobacco (a variety of Mild Seven cigarettes), telephone cards and Japanese shampoos and personal care items. We rent and sell videos of Japanese dramas and variety shows.
We have about 2000 items in store at any time. Stop by and enjoy shopping with us. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions about our products or services.