The Wonders of Super Frozen Maguro—and How It Comes to New York

In the spring of 2004, Julia Moskin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Food reporter, wrote an article describing how most sushi fish is actually frozen before it’s served. It was probably the first time New Yorkers read the term “super frozen,” and most sushi lovers in the city were shocked. In the summer of 2015, the New York City Department of Health and Mental … Continue reading The Wonders of Super Frozen Maguro—and How It Comes to New York

Get to Know Kanagawa at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

Get to Know Kanagawa: Hot Springs, Zen, and the Great Wave Thursday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $21/$17 members, seniors, and students Enriched in history, festivals, and breathtaking sights, Kanagawa is an ideal destination for any traveler. With so much to see and do, Kanagawa is not just a side trip from … Continue reading Get to Know Kanagawa at Japan Society 🗓 🗺

The JC•NYC 2019 Holiday Market Pop-Up Gift Guide!

With only two weeks left to shop for your holiday gifts, Japan Culture•NYC is pleased to present our 2019 last-minute gift guide! This year we are focusing on pop-up shopping experiences. Whether it’s a vendor at a holiday market or a special pop-up shopping event, we have curated a list of great Japanese or Japanese-inspired pop-ups for you to check out and secure the perfect … Continue reading The JC•NYC 2019 Holiday Market Pop-Up Gift Guide!

Support These Ten Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

We stuffed ourselves with turkey on Thanksgiving, shopped ‘til we dropped on Black Friday, and purchased even more presents online during Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to give back to our communities on #GivingTuesday. Known as the start of the charitable season, #GivingTuesday is a global movement that encourages everyone to support a cause of their choice. That support can come in the form of … Continue reading Support These Ten Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday

First Ever Fukushima Sake Week Launches in New York 🗓

To celebrate and introduce a wide variety of fine sake from Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture to New Yorkers, Fukushima Prefecture is partnering with ten acclaimed Japanese restaurants in New York City to launch the inaugural Fukushima Sake Week in December 2019.  A digital Fukushima Sake Map also launches for this event to allow guests to learn about each sake and to explore the participating restaurants. Throughout the year Union Square Wine and Spirits … Continue reading First Ever Fukushima Sake Week Launches in New York 🗓