Taiyaki - Fish waffles with red bean or custard
- mabziegurl Sep 1, 2006 04:44 AM
Anyone know where I can get this?
99 Ranch used to make these fresh (outside) with red bean paste but, haven't seen them in awhile. Have you tried in their "cookie" section. They may also have them frozen and you can put in the oven. Or Mitzuwa market?? It's a Japanese treat so, check places that sell Japanese products. :) KQ
Fish waffles! Wonderful memories of a cart outside Kanda station, Tokyo. The authentic carts were even hard for me to find in Tokyo, but then some of the chain crepe places (very popular with Japanese teens) sell mini-fish waffles, in many novel varieties but the Thriller, the Absolute Killer is Fish Waffles filled with sweet potato! Once you get that, you don't want to settle for the red bean paste again.
I'll drive to southside of Gardena for a sweet potato fish waffle!
last year, i went to a stand on a saturday outside Marukai Market in Gardena. i don't know if they're still there. they had choc & custard.
Marukai Market in Gardena
1740 West Artesia Boulevard
Gardena, CA 90248
Phone: (310) 660-6300
also try calling:
KINOKUNI JAPANESE BAKERY
3502 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018
TEL: (323) 732-1282
Open 9:30 am ~ 2:30 pm except Mondays
They had a joint inside the Galleria supermarket in K-town (corner of Olympic and Western) that made them fresh... i haven't been there in ~6 months, but i'm pretty sure they're still making it.
mmm~ so yummy when it's fresh and hot!
I just bought a huge package of red bean taiyaki, frozen, at the Nijiya Supermarket in Little Tokyo. The filling is pleasingly chunky, the way I like it, not smooth -- though a bit too sweet. They heat up well in the microwave or toaster oven.