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 🗓

Sonoko Sakai New York Cookbook Tour 🗓 🗺

Japanese American food writer, culinary instructor, noodle maker, and grain activist Sonoko Sakai will be in New York the first week of December to promote her new book, Japanese Home Cooking: Simple Meals, Authentic Flavors. About Japanese Home Cooking The book weaves together recipes for traditional Japanese dishes with personal anecdotes from the California-based writer, who was born in New York and raised in Tokyo, … Continue reading Sonoko Sakai New York Cookbook Tour 🗓 🗺

Japanese-Style Holiday Gift-Giving Guide: Call for Pop-Ups!

We’re compiling a Japanese-style holiday gift-giving guide! If you create and/or sell Japanese-style crafty items and you have a pop-up in one of NYC’s holiday markets, please let us know! We’d love to feature your shop! And if you’re a restaurant selling osechi ryori, contact us, too. Send an email to susan@japanculture-nyc.com and give us the details. JapanCultureNYC is the English-language website dedicated to all … Continue reading Japanese-Style Holiday Gift-Giving Guide: Call for Pop-Ups!

Get to Know Nagano Prefecture at Japan Society! 🗓 🗺

Japan Society invites you to get to know Nagano Prefecture with three informative events about the host of the 1998 Winter Games. In these special Get to Know Series programs, learn about the unique qualities that make Nagano the perfect destination to experience Japan. Nagano is a wondrous region filled with lush nature, rich history, and enticing cuisine. Home to architectural treasures like Zenkoji Temple … Continue reading Get to Know Nagano Prefecture at Japan Society! 🗓 🗺