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 🗓 🗺

Go! Go! Curry! Opens Hell’s Kitchen Location 🗓 🗺

Go! Go! Curry! Hell’s Kitchen Location Grand Opening Friday, November 29 from 10:55 a.m. until 7:55 p.m. Go! Go! Curry! Hell’s Kitchen – 366 W. 52nd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I hope it’s been a great day of food and drink with family and friends. In addition to being thankful for all of you, I’m thankful for the wealth of … Continue reading Go! Go! Curry! Opens Hell’s Kitchen Location 🗓 🗺

Japanese-Style Holiday Gift-Giving Guide: Call for Pop-Ups!

We’re compiling a Japanese-style holiday gift-giving guide! If you create and/or sell Japanese-style crafty items and you have a pop-up in one of NYC’s holiday markets, please let us know! We’d love to feature your shop! And if you’re a restaurant selling osechi ryori, contact us, too. Send an email to susan@japanculture-nyc.com and give us the details. JapanCultureNYC is the English-language website dedicated to all … Continue reading Japanese-Style Holiday Gift-Giving Guide: Call for Pop-Ups!

Japanese Community to Present Typhoon Hagibis Fundraiser at JAANY 🗓 🗺

In October, Typhoon Hagibis wreaked havoc across Japan. More than 80 people died, and the damage toll exceeds $9 billion. New York’s Japanese American community is coming together for a fundraiser tomorrow afternoon at The Japanese American Association of New York, Inc. JAANY and the NY Japanese-American Lions Club are co-presenting this event, which will feature performances by several local artists. Ambassador Kanji Yamanouchi, an … Continue reading Japanese Community to Present Typhoon Hagibis Fundraiser at JAANY 🗓 🗺