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Rachael Ray Stops Into Omoi to Buy a Silly, Furry Holiday Gift

Rachael Ray with Omoi store owner Liz Sieber. Image credit: <a href="http://instagram.com/omoizakkashop">Instagram/Omoi</a>
Rachael Ray with Omoi store owner Liz Sieber. Image credit: Instagram/Omoi

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In town to promote her new book, My Year in Meals, celeb chef Rachael Ray stopped into Omoi Zakka Shop on Saturday for some Japan-infused holiday shopping. Liz Sieber, owner of the Pine Street store (which stocks toys, stationery, and personal accessories with a Japanese pop culture influence) gives us the inside scoop:

Rachael said she has a family friend with a Japan connection and had to stop over. She picked out a bunch of great presents, but I love that she included our silly Japanese Kuchipaku Stuffed Animal Speaker ($72)—a little penguin that sings and dances along to your music. It was such a treat to get to meet her!

Update: A reader just informed us that Rachael was also spotted shopping at Midtown housewares/gift boutique Open House.
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· Omoi Zakka Shop [Official Site]

Omoi Zakka Shop

1608 Pine St Philadelphia, PA