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Where to buy onigiri (Japanese rice balls)?

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Does any place in Manhattan sell onigiri (Japanese rice balls)?

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  1. I get them at Sunrise Mart on Broome Street - but they don't keep the seaweed separate from the rice - so it gets soft.

    will look forward to hearing other responses.

    1. Cafe Zaiya, E. 41st, a block from Grand Central.

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      1. re: curiousgeo

        This is a little off topic. But I saw a great funny Japanese film called
        Kamome Shokudo ( Kamome Diner) about a Japanese woman who opens a diner in Finland of all places. Rice Balls were her feature item.

        1. re: foodwhisperer

          Looks like a fun movie, onigiri in Finland of all places, thanks.

      2. Zaiya(s), Sunrise Market(s), Katagiri, Dainobu.

        1. Lots and lots of places do.

          But I like to get my O-nigiri fix at Yaya.
          http://yayatea.com/

          1. What neighborhood? I feel like I see them fairly often...
            Actually tried one at the new-ish Wasabi in the middle of times square that was better than i expected....
            Often smaller health food groceries like westerly natural on 8th ave and 54th sell them as well.

            1. Theres that new onigiri restaurant hanamizuki cafe

              http://www.hanamizukiny.com/

              1. I personally love Katagiri's unagi onigiri. It has a large piece of fish instead of small shredded pieces and the rice has been marinated in the unagi sauce. It's a bargain at $2. I just had it for breakfast. =)