MOFAD to Screen “Nourishing Japan,” a Documentary About Japan’s Food Education and School Lunch 🗓 🗺

Nourishing Japan: Food Education & School Lunch in Japan Thursday, February 20 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) MOFAD – 62 Bayard Street, Brooklyn Admission: $25 Embark on a delicious journey from farmer’s field to school classroom that celebrates how one country has re-imagined school lunch and food education. At the heart of Japan’s 2005 Food Education Law are the … Continue reading MOFAD to Screen “Nourishing Japan,” a Documentary About Japan’s Food Education and School Lunch 🗓 🗺

Take Your Sweetheart to Koneko’s Valentine’s Day Dessert Tasting 🗓 🗺

Valentine’s Day Dessert Tasting Friday, February 14 at 9:00 p.m. Koneko – 26 Clinton Street (between E. Houston and Stanton Streets) Admission: $55 per person LOVE AMONG THE KITTIES! We all know that Valentine’s Day is a romantic evening made just for lovers, but why not add a touch of sweetness and fluff? Koneko, America’s first Japanese cat cafe, is hosting a Valentine’s Day Dessert … Continue reading Take Your Sweetheart to Koneko’s Valentine’s Day Dessert Tasting 🗓 🗺

Japanese-Inspired Cocktail Tasting at Suzuki NYC 🗓 🗺

Japanese-Inspired Cocktail Tasting at Suzuki NYC Thursday, January 23 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. SUZUKI Restaurant – 114 West 47th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: $25 Umami Insider wants you to explore Japanese flavors that can kick your drinks up a notch at this Japanese-inspired cocktail tasting. Start 2020 with tasty new cocktails that blend Japanese ingredients such as yuzu pepper, Japanese … Continue reading Japanese-Inspired Cocktail Tasting at Suzuki NYC 🗓 🗺

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 🗓 🗺