Get to Know Nagano Prefecture at Japan Society! 🗓 🗺

Japan Society invites you to get to know Nagano Prefecture with three informative events about the host of the 1998 Winter Games. In these special Get to Know Series programs, learn about the unique qualities that make Nagano the perfect destination to experience Japan. Nagano is a wondrous region filled with lush nature, rich history, and enticing cuisine. Home to architectural treasures like Zenkoji Temple … Continue reading Get to Know Nagano Prefecture at Japan Society! 🗓 🗺

20 for 2020: Japanese Restaurants in NYC Earn Michelin Stars

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games just nine months away, it seems only fitting that 20 New York-based Japanese restaurants would earn Michelin stars. The world’s oldest restaurant guide announced the New York City restaurants elected to receive the coveted accolades. Seventy-six restaurants in New York City earned stars, and 20 of them are establishments specializing in Japanese cuisine. Not much has changed … Continue reading 20 for 2020: Japanese Restaurants in NYC Earn Michelin Stars

Celebrating World Sake Day in NYC

October marks the beginning of the sake brewing season in Japan. The month is perfectly situated for brewing, as it is just after the September rice harvest and leads into winter, which is the ideal time for fermentation. October 1st is celebrated as Nihonshu no Hi, or World Sake Day. It was officially designated as such by the Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association in … Continue reading Celebrating World Sake Day in NYC

JAPANFes. Presents a Two-Day Ramen Contest 🗓 🗺

NY Ramen Contest Saturday, October 5 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Upper West Side – Broadway between 115th and 116th Streets Admission: $10 per bowl of ramen (cash only) Sunday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. East Village – 4th Avenue between 9th and 10th Streets Admission: $10 for one bowl of ramen (cash only) JAPANFes. is hosting a two-day competition featuring … Continue reading JAPANFes. Presents a Two-Day Ramen Contest 🗓 🗺
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Celebrate World Sake Day with a Blind Tasting at Brooklyn Kura 🗓 🗺

World Sake Day Blind Tasting Tuesday, October 1 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Brooklyn Kura – 68 34th Street, Brooklyn Admission: $20 October 1 is World Sake Day, the symbolic start of Japan’s sake brewing season. Just after the rice harvest and leading into winter, which is the best time for fermentation, it’s the perfect day celebrate. The Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association declared … Continue reading Celebrate World Sake Day with a Blind Tasting at Brooklyn Kura 🗓 🗺