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Hot peppers in Tokyo?

ninnikuramen | Feb 13, 201104:14 AM

Has anyone come across a store that sells fresh jalapeños, habaneros, or other hot peppers? Or alternatively does anyone know where one could purchase seeds for growing these types of peppers?

In the four months we've been living in Tokyo, I've yet to come across a fresh jalapeño. Have checked out Nissin, as well as our local grocery stores. This weekend, we ate at a "Mexican" place called La Casita near Ebisu and for four hundred yen, we ordered a tiny habanero in oil to add spice to our otherwise bland dishes, which makes me think habs are hard to come by...

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