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JAPAN FES. Presents a Two-Day All-Japan Ramen Contest

All-Japan Ramen Contest Manhattan Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Chelsea – 8th Avenue between 15th and 16th Streets Admission: $10 for 1 bowl of ramen (cash only) JAPAN FES. will host two ramen contests this weekend, and for the first time all of the competitors are from Japan! Seven ramen shops representing different prefectures and showcasing distinct styles from East and … Continue reading JAPAN FES. Presents a Two-Day All-Japan Ramen Contest
wagashi, Japanese sweets, confections, Junichi Mitsubori, Chopsticks NY, Chakura, Japan, NYC

Learn about the New Art of Wagashi 🗓 🗺

New Art of Wagashi (Japanese Confections) Thursday, April 26 from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Thursday, April 26 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. (Door opens 30 minutes prior to the starting time) Chakura – 230 E. 9th Street (between Stuyvesant Street and 2nd Avenue), 3rd Floor Admission: $50 Chopsticks NY presents a lecture and demonstration on Kado, the ceremony for preparing wagashi, traditional Japanese … Continue reading Learn about the New Art of Wagashi 🗓 🗺
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Japan Society Presents Talk About Japanese Whisky 🗓 🗺

The Way of Whisky Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 Japan Society members, seniors, and students What makes Japanese whisky “Japanese”? That is the question award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom set out to answer in his book, The Way of Whisky: A Journey Around Japanese Whisky. Broom’s journey took … Continue reading Japan Society Presents Talk About Japanese Whisky 🗓 🗺
ramen, Andante, Shigeto Kamada, NYC, Japan, Japanese comfort food, soul food, Kambi, Minca, restaurants, ramen boom, Features

Andante, the Latest Ramen Restaurant in Brooklyn

In musical terminology, “andante” means moderately slow tempo. In the ramen world, “andante” can be used to describe how the broth is cooked, at a slow tempo for 24 hours to maximize flavor. Andante is also the name of a ramen restaurant that opened this February in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and it’s no surprise that it has a musical name. Andante’s owner/chef is Shigeto Kamada, a … Continue reading Andante, the Latest Ramen Restaurant in Brooklyn
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Discover Organic Sake and Fermentation at RESOBOX East Village 🗓 🗺

What is Natural Sake? Learn Japanese Fermentation Culture from Sake Brewery Terada Honke Saturday, March 31 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. RESOBOX East Village – 91 E. 3rd Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $50 Learn about the wild fermentation process to produce authentic sake with sake brewery Terada Honke at RESOBOX’s East Village location. Most sake breweries use the koji microorganism that … Continue reading Discover Organic Sake and Fermentation at RESOBOX East Village 🗓 🗺