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Andante, the Latest Ramen Restaurant in Brooklyn

In musical terminology, “andante” means moderately slow tempo. In the ramen world, “andante” can be used to describe how the broth is cooked, at a slow tempo for 24 hours to maximize flavor. Andante is also the name of a ramen restaurant that opened this February in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and it’s no surprise that it has a musical name. Andante’s owner/chef is Shigeto Kamada, a … Continue reading Andante, the Latest Ramen Restaurant in Brooklyn

CAPCOM LIVE! Capcom Official Live Concert Tour Makes a Stop at Irving Plaza June 9th! 🗓

Have you ever wanted to hear music from your favorite Capcom video game titles played live by a full orchestra? Then you’re in luck! The official Capcom Live concert tour, produced by Boston-based producer/composer/musician Shota Nakama, is on the road. Unlike the other orchestral-format video game concerts, Capcom Live features a high-energy rock band, vocalists, and full orchestra performing the incredible symphonic rock arrangements of some … Continue reading CAPCOM LIVE! Capcom Official Live Concert Tour Makes a Stop at Irving Plaza June 9th! 🗓
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Hakkaisan Sake Week at Uogashi Sushi Restaurant 🗓 🗺

Hakkaisan Sake Week at Uogashi Tuesday, February 20 through Sunday, February 25 Uogashi – 188 1st Avenue (between 11th and 12th Streets) Hakkaisan Brewery and Uogashi Sushi Restaurant are having a special collaboration, Hakkaisan Sake Week, in the East Village. From February 20 through 25, Uogashi will feature four different selections of Hakkaisan sake offered by the glass or the bottle for guests to enjoy … Continue reading Hakkaisan Sake Week at Uogashi Sushi Restaurant 🗓 🗺

Gifu Sake Week Kicks Off February 5

The Gifu Prefectural government will hold Gifu Sake Week in NYC at three restaurants from Monday, February 5 through Sunday, February 11. The weeklong showcase is presented in conjunction with their “Crafted in Gifu, Japan” fair at NY NOW, a trade show for home and lifestyle products where businesses can discover exclusive designs and trends. Participating restaurants are SakaMai, Sakagura, and Hi-Collar, and they will … Continue reading Gifu Sake Week Kicks Off February 5
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New York City to Commemorate Inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺

Inaugural NYC Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution Tuesday, January 30 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Iris and Gerald B. Cantor Film Center at NYU – 36 E. 8th Street Admission: Free New York City will celebrate its inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution on Tuesday, January 30, which is the civil rights activist’s birthday. … Continue reading New York City to Commemorate Inaugural Fred T. Korematsu Day 🗓 🗺