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Sep 12, 2006 07:33 AM

Where Can I Get Konnyaku?

I haven't checked super 88 or yoshinoya in porter square...but does anyone know if these stores or any other ones care this product? If so, what kinds do they carry?


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  1. Kotobukiya in Porter Square definitely has it . If you're not picky about Japanese brand versus Chinese, I've also seen some at Ming's on Washington Street in varied forms - I imagine all the Chinese supermarkets may have it.

    1. I've gotten the konnyaku shirataki noodles at Kotobukiya, and they also have the big squares of it. I don't know if there are any other kinds... but I'm not the most knowledgeable about it either!

      1. thanks for all the feedback...where did the heck did I get "yoshinoya" from?

        I think I will go to porter square this friday and check out the "squares" of konnyaka. Seems as though I can do more with it than noodles

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        1. re: bitsubeats

          where did the heck did I get "yoshinoya" from?

          In California; Yoshinoya is the name of a "fast food" chain.

        2. In Cambridge, Central Square, Yoshinoya is a Japanese grocery store..on Prospect St. Also you can find the Japanese gyudon fast food chain "Yoshinoya" in NYC (near Times Square). (But I prefer Matsuya, myself..I wish they were also in the States)

          1. I must've been thinking about the grocery store on prospect st. I have never been there but always drive by it on the way to inman square. Would they care konnyaku?

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            1. re: bitsubeats

              I'm not sure, but there is a good chance Yoshinoya would
              carry it. Give'em a call (quick google search gives their
              number as 617-491-8221).