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Where to find Japanese Groceries in Downtown Toronto, Ontario

I do a bit of Japanese cooking and at first I found it difficult to find Japanese groceries in Toronto. Some things that I have looked for and found include: miso, nattou, umeboshi, wakame, aburage, japanese curry roux, pocky, etc. I have found a few places where they are available. Sanko Trading at 730 Queen Street West has a nice selection of Japanese groceries and I have been able to find almost everything that I have looked for there. Little Tokyo at 199 Augusta Ave. (in Kensington Market) also has a nice selection of Japanese groceries. There are also a few shops in the St. Lawrence Market at 95 Front Street East that have a limited selection of Japanese groceries.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I'm not sure how comprehensive it is (they have a lot of dishes, books and other non-food items) but Little Tokyo on Augusta is where I picked up my wasabi powder.

Admittedly, I know nothing about Japanese cooking, so I might be completely crazy.
Krista

Kevin said...

I will have to try Little Tokyo. Thanks for the tip!

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