Posts tagged "Mitsuwa"
Hokkaido Food Fair Fall 2012

Hokkaido Food Fair Fall 2012

Mitsuwa Marketplace’s Hokkaido Food Fair made its annual stop in Edgewater, NJ last weekend. We’ve elevated our arrival technique to pro level, this time picking up bowls 2 and 3 of the day at 10:30 am (the guy in front of us was apparently even more of a die hard fan). Kagetora Ramen is back...
Kyushu & Okinawa Food Fair Summer 2012

Kyushu & Okinawa Food Fair Summer 2012

The latest Mitsuwa Marketplace food fair, featuring specialties from the Kyushu region and Okinawa, pulled into the Edgewater, NJ location this past weekend. While there are many vendors with foods available for the tasting and taking at these events, the featured ramen guest always draws by far the largest crowd. The line usually begins forming...
Umaimono Food Fair Fall 2011

Umaimono Food Fair Fall 2011

Another month has flown by, and we were back at the Edgewater Mitsuwa for the Umaimono Food Fair. The featured ramen guest was Nakamuraya, from Ebina in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. Chef Sean Nakamura is also the force behind Ramen California in Torrance and just opened Ikemen, a tsukemen (dipping ramen) shop in Los Angeles. As...
Hokkaido Food Fair Fall 2011

Hokkaido Food Fair Fall 2011

What’s worth trekking to a grocery store an hour away from home, only to wait in a line for the better part of another hour? Not much. But ramen and other tasty offerings from Japan-based shops touring Mitsuwa Marketplace locations around the US for two weeks is one of them. Though there is much to...
Umaimono Food Fair Spring 2011

Umaimono Food Fair Spring 2011

Mitsuwa Marketplace is a small chain of Japanese grocery stores in the US. Most of its locations are in California, but there are also satellites in Chicago and one (near us) in Edgewater, NJ. With my recent ramen making escapades, we have been making the trek over on an increasingly frequent basis. What I like...