- Feb 3, 2007--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, James Eckman <ronin_engineer@...> wrote:
> I'm positive that outside of 3-4 select areas in the US, that asking
> umeboshi would get you a completely blank look. Asking in anything butlook.
> an Asian market in those select areas will probably get you a blank
Seriously, most any health-food grocery should have them: they're
central to Michio Kushi's "macrobiotic" diet. Failing that, the
Amazon ones from Eden Foods are the same brand as the health food
Or, you could try my local Japanese foods store, which I've just
discovered has an online operation now. These are *dramatically* less
I like the Nanki brand.
>The upkeep will kill you anyway.
> > So if I wanted an AUTHENTIC umeboshi experience, I should be
> > doing what?
> > Should I just get the damned things off of Amazon??? LOL :) :) :)
> > (geez, is there nothing you cannot get off of amazon?)
> Yes. I haven't seen geisha advertised there yet, but perhaps I'm not
> looking in the right location ;)
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