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For those of you wondering where to buy Asian ingredients, how to find out more about traditional Chinese medicine, or what other websites might be helpful, here are some additional resources.

Online Asian Food and Herb Suppliers
Asian Food Grocer
Eastern Chinese Medicine Export Company (herbs)
EthnicFoodsCo.com (Asian groceries)
Gold Mine Natural Foods (macrobiotic and Japanese)
Koa Mart (Asian groceries)
Natural Import Company (Japanese ingredients)

Asian (Brick and Mortar) Supermarket Chains
99 Ranch, a pan-Asian grocery chain in California, Arizona, Nevada, Washington, and Georgia
H-Mart (also known as "Han Ah Reum" and "Super H"), a Korean food store in California, Colorado, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, Illinois, Texas, Georgia, and Oregon, plus British Columbia and Ontario, Canada
Mitsuwa Marketplace, a chain of Japanese food stores in California, New Jersey, and Illinois
Nijiya Market, a chain of Japanese food stores in California, Hawaii, and New York
T&T Supermarket, a chain of pan-Asian supermarkets throughout Canada
Uwajima, a long-standing Asian grocery retailer in Washington and Oregon
• The Wikipedia entry on Asian supermarkets also lists chains
(To identify independent Asian grocery and herb stores, look in your local Yellow Pages or, of course, use Google or another search engine.)

Plant and Seed Suppliers: Grow Your Own Ingredients
Bountiful Gardens
Companion Plants
Evergreen Seeds
Grow Your Own - Allotinabox
Kitazawa Seed Company
Seeds of Change

Websites on Chinese and Complementary Medicine
Acupuncture Today
Acupuncture.com (information on Chinese medicine)
Education Community Online, “Directory of Acupuncture Schools in the United States”
Gancao.net (information on "Chinese Medicine for a Restless World")
Giovanni Maciocia's website (for Chinese medicine practitioners)
The Herb Research Foundation
Journal of Medicinal Food
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: Information about Herbs, Botanicals and Other Products
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CCAM), "Herbs at a Glance"
UCLA History and Special Collections, “Spices: Exotic Flavors and Medicines”
University of Maryland Medical Center, “Complementary and Alternative Medicine Index (CAM)”

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practioners and Other Wellness Resources
Meridian Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, Louisville, KY
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog   
Dr. Christiane Northrup's website (for information on works about women's wellness)
Queen Anne Acupuncture, Seattle, WA (with informative blog)
Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, La Jolla, CA
Gretchen Seitz, L.Ac., San Diego, CA
Al Stone, L.Ac., Santa Monica, CA
Yuan Wang, L.Ac., Poway, CA
(See also Acufinder.com for a searchable directory of traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners.)

Food Blogs and Related Websites
Yum of China blog, sharing the art and skill of Chinese cooking
Foodista.com, the cooking encyclopedia that anyone can edit
Mmm-yoso, a blog exploring restaurants and food in San Diego and beyond
Kahakaikitchen, a food blog from Hawaii
Words to Encourage Healthful Living Inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory

Other San Diego Area Resources
Read Local San Diego, promoting San Diego literary talent
Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, with branches in San Diego, Chicago, and New York
Warwick's Books, an independent book store in La Jolla