In the spring of 2004, Julia Moskin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Food reporter, wrote an article describing how most sushi fish is actually frozen before it’s served. It was probably the first time New Yorkers read the term “super frozen,” and most sushi lovers in the city were shocked. In the summer of 2015, the New York City Department of Health and Mental … Continue reading The Wonders of Super Frozen Maguro—and How It Comes to New York
Get to Know Kanagawa: Hot Springs, Zen, and the Great Wave Thursday, January 23 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $21/$17 members, seniors, and students Enriched in history, festivals, and breathtaking sights, Kanagawa is an ideal destination for any traveler. With so much to see and do, Kanagawa is not just a side trip from … Continue reading Get to Know Kanagawa at Japan Society 🗓 🗺
With only two weeks left to shop for your holiday gifts, Japan Culture•NYC is pleased to present our 2019 last-minute gift guide! This year we are focusing on pop-up shopping experiences. Whether it’s a vendor at a holiday market or a special pop-up shopping event, we have curated a list of great Japanese or Japanese-inspired pop-ups for you to check out and secure the perfect … Continue reading The JC•NYC 2019 Holiday Market Pop-Up Gift Guide!
We stuffed ourselves with turkey on Thanksgiving, shopped ‘til we dropped on Black Friday, and purchased even more presents online during Cyber Monday. Now it’s time to give back to our communities on #GivingTuesday. Known as the start of the charitable season, #GivingTuesday is a global movement that encourages everyone to support a cause of their choice. That support can come in the form of … Continue reading Support These Ten Japanese-Related Nonprofits on #GivingTuesday
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 🗓 🗺