Sunday, May 15, 2011

Uwajimaya...


$6.29 for a box of Dutch hagelslag?????
A good thing we'll be having the chocolate sprinkles in Holland soon!
This afternoon G. and I decided to check out the new Uwajimaya in Bellevue: it was so wonderful!!! (it is an Asian food  and gifts market) Their old location was rather grungy looking and always so crowded. This was a huge store with way more products than before and so much room. I had a great time looking at all the fabulous packaging. Here some impressions:


Cute Beer Owls...
Pretty in Pink bottles of ???


Made me laugh. For the Brits among you...

Corn & Cheese Ice Cream??? I don't think so...

Cute little Moomin notebook...
We had some lunch there as well and it was just a plain fun outing. Just like being abroad while still at home...


4 comments:

  1. I love labels also they are like little works of art!
    My girlfriend gave me one of those pink saki bottles it was so pretty with one branch in it! I use to shop there that is such an amazing store!
    you lucky girl.

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  2. It really looks lovely! Great to have an asian shop nearby!
    Kram, Monica

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  3. tipsy brit you say?

    We fostered two muslim teenagers for a year a few years ago and going food shopping with them to the asian supermarkets was a real eye opener. Haven't been back for a while but you've just inspired me to take a trip!

    Loving the new banner btw
    Have a good week
    fee x

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  4. It's strange, it's so nice going around looking at all the cans and planning to cook Asian, and then it doesn't taste Asian at all. At least that's what happens when I try it.....But still it's very, very nice!
    Love the pics.
    Agnetakram

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