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Little Tokyo's Sakura Shutters

Gohantabeyoka | Jan 23, 2009 04:41 PM

Well, that's "30" for the little snack counter luncheonette Sakura inside Little Tokyo's Mitsuwa Market. They closed up for good this afternoon. Had a chicken katsu bowl and a kitsune udon for old time's sake. Said good-bye to the workers.

J-Town's Mitsuwa Market is set to remain open till Sunday, but what for?
The shelves are 99% bare. I mean there's nothing left. Any salable inventory has been shipped away to other Mitsuwa's around town.

The Japanese market will be gutted and completely renovated.
It will reopen shortly as the Little Tokyo Galleria Market.
The good news is that shops like Utsuwa no Yakata, the very cool Japanese pottery store, Hanaichimonme, the manga-themed ramen shop on the third level and izakaya Honda-Ya will remain open as part of the new Korean-owned shopping center. A small Korean-operated handbag shop is having its grand opening this week on the 2nd level.
HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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