Japanese Autumn Pop-Up Market in Queens

Japanese Autumn Pop-Up Market Sunday, October 18 from Noon until 6:00 p.m. Bliss Plaza – 46th Street and Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, Queens Admission: Free I don’t know about you, but one of the things I’ve missed a lot during the dark lockdown days of the pandemic is going to Japanese street fairs. Queens Economic Development Corporation’s Made in Queens, Sunnyside Shines, the Turkish Cultural … Continue reading Japanese Autumn Pop-Up Market in Queens

Celebrate Sake Day with the American Sake Association

Sake Day USA Thursday, October 1 from 3:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Live Zoom Webinar Admission: $5 The American Sake Association is celebrating World Sake Day online! Join the American Sake Association and esteemed members of the sake community to study, explore, enjoy, and KANPAI together! The online “Sake Day USA” gathering will run from 3:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. ET on October 1 and … Continue reading Celebrate Sake Day with the American Sake Association

Webinar to Feature Hakkaisan’s Sparkling Sake

Hakkaisan AWA Clear Sparkling Sake Webinar Thursday, September 10 at 8:00 p.m. Zoom Webinar Admission: Free Premium sparkling sake is more popular than ever, but questions still abound about this elegant drink. This webinar will explore all aspects of a true “Champagne Method” sparkling sake from premium sake maker Hakkaisan. Participants will learn about the best ways to serve, store, and pair AWA, which is … Continue reading Webinar to Feature Hakkaisan’s Sparkling Sake

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

Ivan Ramen to Appear in U.S.-Japan Council Webinar

Culinary Exchange & Serving Communities During a Crisis Tuesday, June 23 from 6:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Live Via Zoom Admission: Free (Suggested donation: $25) Sharing a meal is an age-old act of bonding and fellowship, and sharing cuisine across borders serves as a way to connect communities and cultures. The U.S.-Japan Council presents this webinar, which will feature two world-class chefs and restaurateurs who … Continue reading Ivan Ramen to Appear in U.S.-Japan Council Webinar