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Asian grocery store in Porter Exchange mall?

thunderbug84 Oct 23, 2009 03:04 PM

My favorite Asian grocery store in the Porter Exchange Mall closed awhile ago. Does anyone know if a new Asian grocery store took its place or is it still vacant? Thanks!

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  1. ErstwhileEditor RE: thunderbug84 Oct 23, 2009 05:04 PM

    The Lesley University book store is expanding into that space. (Alas.)

    1. steinpilz RE: thunderbug84 Oct 24, 2009 07:47 AM

      Some of the employees were talking about opening a new store in Medford Square, people have found the location but it seems to be moving forward slowly. If you search this site for Kotobukiya you can find the threads.

      A new store by a different owner also opened right by the Brookline Village T stop, it's smaller and doesn't yet have a comparable veggie or fish selection but it's a place to get some ingredients.

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        robertlf RE: steinpilz Oct 25, 2009 08:33 PM

        The Medford store is Ebisuya and is empty. Not sure when they will open. The Japanese store in Brookline Village is decent.

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