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Plastic Sushi Replicas

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hamstrman Jan 30, 2008 02:11 PM

Hello All,

I am in New York and I am looking for sushi replicas like those seen in the windows of certain Japanese restaurants. I bought a bunch about 10 years ago and can't remember where I got them. Perhaps someone knows of the place or any other place. So does anyone know of places I can get these, perhaps around $10 a piece, in New York?

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    homecook1 Jan 30, 2008 04:27 PM

    Try Ebay. I just did, and found about 17 items. Better act fast, though, because I'm tempted to buy one of those fake California rolls for my sushi-addicted 9-year-old!

    1. Servorg Jan 30, 2008 04:49 PM

      Google to the rescue:

      http://www.trengovestudios.com/food/f...

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        hamstrman Jan 31, 2008 02:13 PM

        Haha! Thanks Servorg. That is the place and Google helped me find it about an hour prior to your post. Thanks so much for your response nonetheless because I was on the verge of giving up searching.

      2. hangrygirl Jan 31, 2008 02:17 PM

        Just out of curiousity: What does one use sushi replicas for?

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          hannaone Jan 31, 2008 03:17 PM

          Set up a permanent display of available sushi types
          Use in photos to explain/show sushi types
          Ads
          Magazine articles
          Food blogs

          Using the fake sushi is much cheaper than making up each type for these purposes.

          Also some people are collectors

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            hamstrman Jan 31, 2008 07:18 PM

            I'm a collector! I have sushi lollipops, candles, glass beads, pens, oven timers, racecars, magnets, keychains, etc!

        2. nofunlatte Jan 31, 2008 03:53 PM

          Well, if you can't find the plastic ones, you could always try the famous Twinkie Sushi!

           
          1. Caroline1 Jan 31, 2008 07:35 PM

            http://barnardltd.com/catalog.jsp?catId=521

            http://tinyurl.com/36as3p

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