The First Annual Japanese Restaurant Cherry Blossom Week 2021 Is in Full Bloom

It’s been one year since the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in New York City, and we are still in the midst of the pandemic. Many Japanese restaurants have suffered due to restrictions and the difficult winter weather. After cold weather and a spike in COVID-19 cases, indoor dining was banned again in December of 2020, leaving restaurants with only outdoor seating options. Now … Continue reading The First Annual Japanese Restaurant Cherry Blossom Week 2021 Is in Full Bloom

World Sake Imports to Host Virtual Tour of Brewery in Fukushima

Nagurayama Brewery: Virtual Tour and Tasting Tuesday, March 16 at 9:00 p.m. EDT Online via Zoom Admission: Free The Aizu region of Fukushima Prefecture is one of the great brewing regions of Japan, with Aizu-Wakamatsu as its center. Here Nagurayama Brewing Company makes sakes in the classic Fukushima style: richly aromatic with flavor amplitude to match. The brewery’s president, Takeo Matsumoto, led the movement to … Continue reading World Sake Imports to Host Virtual Tour of Brewery in Fukushima

Food for Thought | The Greene Space x MOFAD Present Aichi Food Event

Miso, Shoyu, and Samurai: The Cuisine and Culture of Aichi Prefecture Wednesday, March 10 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Online Admission: $20 Located near the center of mainland Japan, Aichi prefecture is often overshadowed by neighboring Kyoto and Osaka. But travelers would be remiss not to stop in Nagoya, the country’s fourth largest city, to experience its local cuisine and fascinating history. Known for … Continue reading Food for Thought | The Greene Space x MOFAD Present Aichi Food Event

The Power of Shochu for Valentine’s Day at SakaMai and Karazishi Botan

Valentine’s Mask It Up Gift Set: Austin Power x Iichiko Shochu – NYC Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14 SakaMai – 157 Ludlow Street Karazishi Botan – 255 Smith Street, Brooklyn Cost: $32 per set This Valentine’s Day give a gift that supports local artists and your local restaurants! Sake Discoveries and Iichiko Shochu have teamed up with the one and only notorious “Baloney … Continue reading The Power of Shochu for Valentine’s Day at SakaMai and Karazishi Botan

Learn to Make Bessou’s Pancakes at Japan Society Virtual Workshop

Japanese Soufflé Pancakes: A Valentine’s Treat Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. EST Live via Zoom Tickets: $25/$20 Japan Society members, seniors, and students With Valentine’s Day approaching, Japan Society presents a virtual workshop that features one of the latest culinary trends from Japan: soufflé pancakes! Soft, fluffy, and sweet, Japanese soufflé pancakes have captured the hearts of foodies around the world. This delectable … Continue reading Learn to Make Bessou’s Pancakes at Japan Society Virtual Workshop