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 🗓 🗺

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 🗓 🗺