JAPAN Fes., summer matsuri, festival, street fair, Japanese street food, yukata, Calpico, East Village, nagashi somen

JAPAN Fes. Second Annual Summer Matsuri 🗓 🗺

JAPAN Fes. Second Annual Summer Matsuri Sunday, August 26 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The East Village on 4th Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets Admission: Free (bring cash to purchase merchandise and food at the booths) After the overwhelming response to last year’s debut event, JAPAN Fes. presents its Second Annual Summer Matsuri! Head to the East Village for an all-out summer celebration … Continue reading JAPAN Fes. Second Annual Summer Matsuri 🗓 🗺
The Kitano Hotel, NYC, Japan, omotenashi, hospitality, hotel, Jazz at Kitano, jazz, jazz brunch, Hakubai, kaiseki, Rockefeller

The Kitano Hotel New York Offers Guests and Locals “the New York Feel with Japanese Hospitality”

Nestled among the tranquil, tree-lined streets of Murray Hill, The Kitano Hotel is an oasis to guests from around the world, offering luxurious accommodations and omotenashi, the Japanese concept of providing outstanding hospitality. The 18-story hotel towers over some of New York City’s most magnificent turn-of-the-century dwellings, offering spectacular views of great city landmarks. Once owned by the Rockefeller family, The Kitano Hotel New York opened its doors in 1973 … Continue reading The Kitano Hotel New York Offers Guests and Locals “the New York Feel with Japanese Hospitality”
Koneko, sake, cats, cat cafe, urbansake.com, Timothy Sullivan, cattery, sake tasting

Sake and Cats with Urbansake’s Timothy Sullivan and Koneko 🗓 🗺

Sake Tasting with Timothy Sullivan Saturday, July 28 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Koneko – 26 Clinton Street (between E. Houston and Stanton Streets) Admission: $45 Japan is well known for its love of cats and sake, and Koneko says, “a healthy combination of cats and sake has been mathematically proven to increase wellbeing and productivity.” To that end America’s first cat café is … Continue reading Sake and Cats with Urbansake’s Timothy Sullivan and Koneko 🗓 🗺
SUMO STEW, chankonabe, sumo, wrestling, NYC, Brooklyn, Japan, Japanese comfort food

SUMO STEW at Arrogant Swine in Brooklyn

SUMO STEW Tuesday, July 17 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Arrogant Swine – 173 Morgan Avenue, Brooklyn Admission: $60 Get ready for our SUMO STEW’s outdoor summer special! Inspired by a trip to Japan, photographer Michael Harlan Turkell returned to New York City with aspirations of importing the ancient sport of sumo and teamed up with Harry Rosenblum, owner of The Brooklyn Kitchen, a … Continue reading SUMO STEW at Arrogant Swine in Brooklyn
miso, Bessou, Museum of Food and Drink, MOFAD, NYC, Japan, Japanese cuisine, Heritage Radio Network, JAPAN EATS!, fermented food

The Multitudes of Miso: An Evening with Bessou at MOFAD 🗓 🗺

The Multitudes of Miso: An Evening with Bessou Thursday, July 12 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Museum of Food and Drink – 62 Bayard Street, Brooklyn Admission: $20 The Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) presents a special evening with Japanese restaurant Bessou to discuss a paste made of fermented soybeans. Miso is ubiquitous in Japanese pantries and restaurants, … Continue reading The Multitudes of Miso: An Evening with Bessou at MOFAD 🗓 🗺