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Where to buy unique sake glasses...?

fern May 31, 2004 12:53 PM

Hi there,

Does anyone know a good spot to buy unique sake glasses? Most of the places i know (in the Pacific Mall or on Hwy 7) sell a pretty standard/mainstream lot.


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    Viola RE: fern May 31, 2004 04:22 PM

    Tap Phuong on Spadina, just north of Dundas has a wide selection but you may find them conventional too.

    Have you ever thought of going to the One of a Kind to scope out the potters? Then for sure you are getting something beautiful and unique.

    Good luck and happy searching.

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      Cecilia, aka SaladKingFan RE: fern May 31, 2004 05:25 PM

      There is a Japanese tableware chain in Toronto. They have 1 store in Richmond Hill (Hwy 7 & Commerce Valley West) and 1 store in Vaughan (Promenade Mall right besides T&T Supermarket). They have a decent selection there, still slightly mainstream but I guess you have to take what you can get if you are not in Asia.

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        Goober RE: fern May 31, 2004 06:17 PM

        Have you tried J-town? On the north side of Steeles Ave E just east of Woodbine Ave.

        Same plaza as the buffet place....behind it actually.

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          shan RE: fern May 31, 2004 11:43 PM

          There's a store near T&T at the Promenade (the name escapes me) which sells all kinds of Japanese wares, eg bento boxes, noodle bowls, teapots, tea cups etc. I imagine they would carry some sake cups/glasses.

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            baby_tran RE: fern Jun 1, 2004 08:56 AM

            There's also place on the top level of Pacific Mall at Kennedy and Steeles.

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              sekibun RE: fern Jun 1, 2004 01:43 PM

              The chain is called Utsuwa no Yakata (House of containers).

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                fern RE: fern Jun 3, 2004 04:03 PM

                Thanks, everyone, for your great suggestions.


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                  Angie RE: fern Jun 11, 2004 02:37 PM

                  Hello there Fern,

                  I suggest checking our "Things Japanese" on Harbord Street. A very unique Japanese shop with everything you need to complete your asian table.
                  I hope this helps.


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