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Where to buy Japanese Panda Biscuits in Los Angeles?

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doghimoute Oct 15, 2010 08:13 PM

Hi,

I recently had a taste of this Japanese snack:

http://www.modes4u.com/img/Japanese-P...

I don't know what it's called exactly, but I'm seeking a place to buy these? Is anyone aware of any stores?

Thank you in advance!

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    catbert RE: doghimoute Oct 15, 2010 10:02 PM

    i got mine at mitsuwa but you can also buy them at marukai and nijya.

    ah, i always wonder what they're saying in the comics...

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      catbert RE: doghimoute Oct 15, 2010 10:03 PM

      oh yeah, it's called saku saku panda (biscuits)
      the one in the link is milk chocolate. they also have caramel. i don't really recommend that flavor. it was too sweet imo, but my last box came with lots of frownie pandas at least lol!

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        pepeman RE: doghimoute Oct 15, 2010 10:16 PM

        you can buy Panda chocolate biscuits online at amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.htm...

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          catbert RE: pepeman Oct 15, 2010 10:36 PM

          those aren't the same.

          although, for convenience and (possible) freshness factor, you can get hello panda biscuits (the one in the amazon links) at a variety of stores from japanese markets like mitsuwa, nijya, and marukai. to american markets like vons and ralphs, maybe albertsons too(?). it can also be found at some wal-mart. you can also find them commonly at any other asian market (chinese, vietnamese, and so on) like 99 ranch, hawaii market, etc....
          what i don't recommend are the hello kitty versions. those are just yuck!!!!

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          djmedi4 RE: doghimoute Oct 16, 2010 10:13 AM

          The quality of these really depends on the freshness of the panda.

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