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Fancy Japanese Confectionery on Madison Ave?

ChowClown Oct 31, 2006 04:30 PM

What's the name of that beautiful confectionery (I think it's on Madison Avenue) that sells Japanese confections like jellied cherries and other beautiful edible works of art?

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  1. MMRuth RE: ChowClown Oct 31, 2006 04:32 PM

    Hmmm ... you have me curious ... is it a Japanese store? Not Takashimaya (5th) is it?

    1. barleywino RE: ChowClown Oct 31, 2006 04:38 PM

      Minamoto Kitchoan on 5th

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        chocokitty RE: barleywino Oct 31, 2006 05:32 PM

        It's definetly Minamoto Kitchoan at 608 5th Ave on 49th St.

        Their site: http://kitchoan.com/E/index.html

        1. re: chocokitty
          ChowClown RE: chocokitty Oct 31, 2006 06:48 PM

          Yep, it's Minamoto. Thanks!! Been driving me crazy all morning.

      2. Peter Cuce RE: ChowClown Oct 31, 2006 05:28 PM

        Maybe you're talking about Toraya which closed a couple of years ago.

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          lchang RE: ChowClown Nov 1, 2006 01:58 PM

          I LOVE Minamoto Kitchoan. They make amazing delicacies with seasonal ingredients. They're not too sweet, and the flavors are incredibly clean and delicate. There is one they sell in the fall with a persimmon jelly that is my fave. They make great gifts because of the beautiful packaging too.

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            Pupster RE: ChowClown Nov 1, 2006 07:42 PM

            You may be thinking of Lady M Cake Boutique on E 78 St off Madison.


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