Learn How to Make Tofu at This Japan Society Webinar

Authentic Japanese Tofu: From Bean to Block Wednesday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. EDT Online Workshop Admission: $25/$20 Japan Society members, seniors, and students Delicate and delicious, tofu is a versatile food enjoyed in many Japanese dishes, from silky, chilled hiyayakko to deep-fried agedashidofu. At this online workshop, learn how to make fresh, authentic tofu at home with London-based chef and culinary educator Akemi Yokoyama. … Continue reading Learn How to Make Tofu at This Japan Society Webinar

Popular Takoyaki Chef, Local Nonprofit Team Up with Go! Go! Curry! for Food Donation

Your Stomach Loves Us and Go! Go! Curry! Giveaway Sunday, August 15 and Monday, August 16 from noon until supplies last Go! Go! Curry! Harlem – 567 W. 125th Street (between Broadway and Old Broadway) Cost: Free Local nonprofit Your Stomach Loves Us is teaming with Japanese curry chain Go! Go! Curry! to give away 1,000 total bento boxes of the company’s signature chicken katusu … Continue reading Popular Takoyaki Chef, Local Nonprofit Team Up with Go! Go! Curry! for Food Donation

Ootoya’s Tanabata Celebration

Today is Tanabata! Dreaming of a trip to Japan to celebrate the annual Japanese summer festival of Tanabata on July 7? Unfortunately, Japan’s borders are still closed for most of us, but the Japanese restaurant Ootoya offers a traditional celebration, but a whole lot closer! Tanabata, also known as the Star Festival, celebrates the meeting of the deities Orihime and Hikoboshi. According to Japanese legend, … Continue reading Ootoya’s Tanabata Celebration

NYC-Based Japanese Restaurants That Received 2021 Michelin Stars

As we claw our way out of the pandemic, the city continues to re-open, and the summer weather has arrived, New Yorkers are dining out more. If you’re looking for ideas of where to enjoy award-winning Japanese cuisine, here is the list of the Japanese restaurants that have earned at least one star in the most recent Michelin Guide. Michelin released the list on May … Continue reading NYC-Based Japanese Restaurants That Received 2021 Michelin Stars

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