Wednesday, February 18, 2009
A Local Business That Seems to be Doing Well
The NJ location of the Japanese Mitsuwa Marketplace (pictured above) features these specialty shops and restaurants, along with a Japanese supermarket. We stopped in last Saturday and picked up a six pack of Asahi beer, and then had lunch the next day in the food court (which offers a riverside view of Upper Manhattan). The Asahi beer was actually brewed in Canada by Molson, under Japanese supervision (according to the label), but many of the other products sold in the supermarket are imported from Japan. Mitsuwa was packed on both days, with customers queuing up for noodle bowls, black sesame ice cream (which is excellent, by the way) and hot Cream Yakis (also tasty) in different parts of the food court.