tortoisegeneralstore

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TGS was started by wife and husband Keiko and Taku Shinomoto in Oct of 2003. Additional location in Mar Vista opening 12/8: 12705 Venice blvd LA 90066

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More pictures of our new additional space ✨✨✨ Please stop by! 👋🏻 Tortoise General Store on Abbot Kinney is still open 7 days a week so don't forget about us here in Venice. See you soon in both locations!
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Hi everyone! Today is the soft opening of our new location in Mar Vista! AXE's pop up is HERE at our new location so please stop by 12705 Venice Blvd Los Angeles Ca 90066. We are open today and tomorrow from 10 am to 6 pm!
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Perfect gift for the person who loves to draw or paint! These color brush pens from Japan can be dipped directly in water to create water color brush strokes! 🖌🎌
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AXE will be at our new location in Mar Vista this Friday and Saturday to sell quarts of their pancake batter! Please come by from 11 pm to 6 pm both days and pick up yours this weekend!
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We are almost ready for the soft opening of our new "tortoise" store on Venice blvd and Wade in Mar Vista! Please visit us starting Friday, December 8th, 10 am to 6 pm at 12705 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90066. This is our new additional space so our store on Abbot Kinney is still open 7 days a week from 10 - 6 Monday through Saturday and 12 - 6 on Sundays!
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New items and restocked items from @luebrass ! ✨✨✨✨These hand hammered pieces are straight from Okayama, Japan. Come find your spoon, fork, knife, plate, money clip, ruler, shoe horn, pie server... all in this beautiful material!
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Happening right now! Drying persimmons and having fun this beautiful fall morning🍂 with Sonoko @sonokosakai and Robin from @koda_farms! Grateful for these teachers and lovely students!!
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Our good friend Sonoko @sonokosakai , cooking teacher and author of "Rice Craft", will be at TGS November 4th, Saturday, to teach a Hoshigaki workshop. Hoshigaki is way of drying persimmons in Japan and a very special fall tradition. The workshop will be led by Sonoko and Robin Koda of Koda Farms @koda_farms, California's oldest family owned and operated rice farm. It will be 2.5 hours long and participants will get to take home 12 hoshigakis, 1 lb. of Koda Farm Organic Heirloom Rice and an autographed Rice Craft cookbook. Please see the link in our bio to purchase a ticket!! 👋🏻
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Happening right now! Students contemplating their carved pieces in a circle #woodcarving Please sign up for the last class of the month (next Sunday 10/22) before they run out!
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Yo has added more woodcarving classes this month! Link to purchase a seat is in our bio ☝🏻️Please join for a calming and meditative experience with wood ✨
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The Tortoise gallery is still closed for renovation, but our WRF ceramics have moved to our front building 👋🏻 Please stop by to see our new wall of WRF! Clean and simple hand thrown ceramics for the every day.
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We're having fun seeing all of you at the Abbot Kinney Festival today! Our Sale tent is right outside our storefront and items are going fast at 50-80% off!
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