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Little Tokyo (Japanese Grocery) on Augusta Closing

so_lovefood Apr 22, 2008 01:18 PM

Not sure if you heard, but Little Tokyo on Augusta is closing May 24th and everything's 20% off. They have loads of authentic Japanese grocery and gift items and it's the cheapest in the city right now.

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  1. zed1984 RE: so_lovefood Apr 22, 2008 09:20 PM

    damn! i am a bit sad now, this was a lil ken market treasure...probably too far off the main market....have to do some sale shopping this week! good luck to the owners, who were always great!

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      mia_wallace RE: zed1984 Apr 24, 2008 07:38 AM

      That is sad! I learned how to roll maki by watching a demonstration there once years ago. I'll stop in to see.

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      Zengarden RE: so_lovefood Apr 24, 2008 05:21 PM

      Talked to the owner who said that the landlord was trying to squeeze more rent out of him. He's going to clear his stock, regroup, and decide his next step. Great store and yes, it will be missed.

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        cactusmush RE: so_lovefood Apr 26, 2008 07:49 AM

        Gee that's too bad - that is a funky little store. I am surprised it is closing because it always was busy when I was in.

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