Japantown Treats

As a native San Franciscan, I always took our diversity of cultures for granted. That is until I lived away from home for a couple of years. Now, I appreciate my favorite Italian bakery for pastries, my favorite Chinatown store for beautiful clothes and my favorite Japantown store for just about everything else.

Ichiban Kan carries an amazing assortment of items, from dishes and kitchen utensils to cosmetics and wrapping paper. Check out www.ichibankanusa.com for a small sample of what they have for sale. Many items make great (and well-priced) gifts. The store is located in the Miyako Mall, at 1625 Post Street, between Buchanan and Laguna Streets.

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