So over the week I decided to take a trek to that far away place called New Jersey. It’s a land separated from the rest of the world(New York) by a small body of water, but on this land is a fantastic marketplace that immediately transports you to Japan.
Mitsuwa is known for a few things, food, special events, and packaged food. Has anyone noticed a theme here yet with my foodie posts? I really like Japanese food.
Anyway, Mitsuwa has a bit in common with the megastores found throughout the United States, for instance: I can sit down for a slice of pizza at Target before I go shopping, I can get a BigMac at McDonalds before I head into the depth’s of Walmart, and I can eat some donuts before I grab some groceries at Shop Rite. What makes Mitsuwa better than all of those places I mentioned? The huge selection of eateries combined with their amazing hard-to-find Japanese goodies(more on that later.)
Onto the food:
I have been going to Mitsuwa for years but I can understand a newcomer being extremely overwhelmed by the selection; even I still have a difficult time deciding what to eat. You have a lot of choices: