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The Joy of Sake 🗓

The Joy of Sake Friday, June 21 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Metropolitan Pavilion – 125 W. 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: $110 The Joy of Sake returns to New York for its 15th annual celebration. This is the largest sake tasting in the world outside Japan, with a superb array of premium labels and the best in traditional and contemporary … Continue reading The Joy of Sake 🗓
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The Big Root Podcast Spotlights Everywhere Japaneseness

Time for a shameless plug! I’d like to introduce The Big Root, a new podcast that I am co-hosting and co-producing. The Big Root is the brainchild of Toshiki Nakashige, a chemist with a Ph.D. from MIT. He already has a podcast called Scientist, but he wanted to focus on “Japaneseness,” or how the experiences of Japanese Americans inform their individual takes on what it … Continue reading The Big Root Podcast Spotlights Everywhere Japaneseness
Junichi Mitsubori, wagashi, Kado, Asia Society, Japan, NYC, Japanese sweets

Hands-On Wagashi Workshop at Asia Society 🗓 🗺

Wagashi Master’s Workshop Friday, June 14 from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Asia Society – 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street Admission: $600/$500 members Asia Society is hosting a special day of wagashi, or traditional Japanese sweets featuring Junichi Mitsubori, a third-generation wagashi artisan from Yokosuka City, Kanagawa. For the first time in the United States, Mitsubori will be teaching a hands-on wagashi workshop where … Continue reading Hands-On Wagashi Workshop at Asia Society 🗓 🗺
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David Bouley: Power of Kombu and PURITY IMPORTANCE OF WATER 🗓 🗺

David Bouley: Power of Kombu and PURITY IMPORTANCE OF WATER Cooking Class and Multi-Course Wine Lunch: Friday, June 7 from noon until 2:30 p.m. Bouley at Home – 31 W. 21st Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: $150 Presentation and Multi-Course Wine Dinner: Friday, June 7 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Bouley Test Kitchen – 31 W. 21st Street (between 5th and 6th … Continue reading David Bouley: Power of Kombu and PURITY IMPORTANCE OF WATER 🗓 🗺
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Award-Winning Fukushima Sake Tastings 🗓 🗺

Award-Winning Fukushima Sake Tastings in NYC Friday, February 8 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Minoru’s Sake Shop at Landmark Wines and Spirits – 167 W. 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: Free Last year 19 brands of sake from Fukushima earned the Gold Prize at the annual Japan Sake Awards. It marked a record sixth consecutive year the prefecture ranked number one … Continue reading Award-Winning Fukushima Sake Tastings 🗓 🗺