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  • Pantagruel Sep 7, 2005 03:37 PM
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Is there a decent Asian grocery in midtown Manhattan? That's where I work, and some days I don't have time to schlep to Chinatown.

Used to go to Sam Bok on W. 45th St., but that closed recently.

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  1. Try Koreatown -- 32nd St between B'way and 5th Ave
    There's a branch of Super H Mart, and a couple other groceries.

    1. yagura super market. its a japanese supermarket and fairly small, but it will get you your ramen n pocky fix. forgot the exact location but its in the early 40s near 5th avenue.

      it also sells pretty good and cheap cooked food as well. defintiely check it out.

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      1. re: someone

        Its on 41st between 5th and Madison.

      2. There's a good one in "Korea Town" on 32nd about halfway between 5th and 6th on the north side of the street.

        1. Just thought of another -- there's a Japanese grocery on the same block as the newish ImagineAsia movie place -- 59th St I think, just east of and rather close to Bloomingdale's.
          Grocery is on the opposite side of the street from the cinema, and further west on the block.

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          1. re: pitu

            Yeah.. I have walked by this place before.. IT's called Katagiri, I believe.

            Here is the website.

            http://www.katagiri.com/

            Click on "About Katagiri" to go to page that describes store hours and information.

          2. Yagura, on 41st, south side just west of Madison, was pretty small, mostly a takeout place.

            Han An, at 25 W. 32nd, was much larger, at least as big as the late lamented Sam Bok.

            So thank you all.