SeiTomoko Salon’s Autumn Specials

  If you follow me on social media—and if you don’t, please do! @JapanCultureNYC on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter—then you’re familiar with my posts proclaiming “Black hair is happy hair!” whenever I go to my hair salon, SeiTomoko. I’ve been a loyal customer for 20 years, and I’m always thrilled with my black hair. Now I’m thrilled to tell you about their amazing autumn specials … Continue reading SeiTomoko Salon’s Autumn Specials

JCNYC Business Editor Contributes to Virtual Meetings Article

The past few months since the series Working from Home During COVID-19 ended have been busy for me. Now that the world has adapted to this new normal, individuals and companies are seeking ways to normalize their home lives and work lives using virtual tools. On the individual level, remote tools such as Zoom allow us to connect with family and friends, take new and … Continue reading JCNYC Business Editor Contributes to Virtual Meetings Article

Chef Abe Hiroki’s Abento Puts Fine Dining into Take Out

One of my favorite chefs in New York is preparing succulent Japanese meals for pick up from different restaurants in the city. This is exciting news for those who have been craving fine dining but unable to experience it in the outdoor settings of today’s restaurant scene. Chef Abe Hiroki, the former Executive Chef at En Brasserie, offers a variety of dishes using premium and … Continue reading Chef Abe Hiroki’s Abento Puts Fine Dining into Take Out

Hibakusha’s Story, “The Vow from Hiroshima,” Streaming on OVID.tv

Rest in peace, for the error shall not be repeated. This phrase is inscribed on the cenotaph at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, a somber yet beautiful place that shelters the souls of the victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima during World War II. Making sure that the error truly shall not be repeated—that no country uses nuclear weapons ever again—is the life’s work of … Continue reading Hibakusha’s Story, “The Vow from Hiroshima,” Streaming on OVID.tv

Working from Home After COVID-19

When the lockdown was in its early stages, JapanCultureNYC collaborated with Yvonne Burton of Burton Consulting International on a series of articles to help you adjust to working from home. (Click here to read the 16 articles posted from April 2 through May 6.) New York entered Phase 2 on June 22, and many workers are now easing their way back into their offices. But … Continue reading Working from Home After COVID-19