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Asian market in or around Marina del Rey?

heywolfie1015 Nov 13, 2009 09:33 AM

I am putting together a recipe which will require some uniquely Asian ingredients. Does anybody know where I can find a good Asian market in or around the Marina del Rey area? Thanks so much!

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  1. wilafur RE: heywolfie1015 Nov 13, 2009 10:12 AM

    mitsuwa is pretty close. it's at venice and centinela.

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      Ogawak RE: heywolfie1015 Nov 13, 2009 11:06 AM

      I guess it depends on what you mean by "Asian". Mitsuwa is a Japanese food store and probably won't carry items that would be uniquely Chinese or Korean or some other Asian culture.

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        heywolfie1015 RE: Ogawak Nov 15, 2009 12:09 PM

        Sorry, this is a very fair point and I should have been more specific. Mitsuwa did, however, have everything I needed.

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          bulavinaka RE: heywolfie1015 Nov 15, 2009 09:44 PM

          Another choice is Nijiya on Sawtelle in West LA. While the store is smaller (and very cramped), their selection tends to be comparatively broader.

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