First Ever Fukushima Sake Week Launches in New York 🗓

To celebrate and introduce a wide variety of fine sake from Japan’s Fukushima Prefecture to New Yorkers, Fukushima Prefecture is partnering with ten acclaimed Japanese restaurants in New York City to launch the inaugural Fukushima Sake Week in December 2019.  A digital Fukushima Sake Map also launches for this event to allow guests to learn about each sake and to explore the participating restaurants. Throughout the year Union Square Wine and Spirits … Continue reading First Ever Fukushima Sake Week Launches in New York 🗓

Sonoko Sakai New York Cookbook Tour 🗓 🗺

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 🗓 🗺
Elena Yamamoto, Yael Peet, Brooklyn Kura, Fury's, NYC, Japan, Japanese cuisine, fusion, restaurant, Brooklyn, sake, pop-up

Fury’s x Brooklyn Kura Pop-Up Dinner and After Party 🗓 🗺

Fury’s x Brooklyn Kura Pop-Up Dinner and After Party Wednesday, July 31 – Dinner at 5:30 p.m.; After Party at 8:30 p.m. Brooklyn Kura Tap Room – 68 34th Street, Brooklyn Admission: $95 for Dinner/$40 for After Party Acclaimed chefs Yael Peet and Elena Yamamoto—previously of Fort Greene’s beloved eatery, Karasu—are teaming up with NYC’s first and only craft sake brewery, Brooklyn Kura, to host … Continue reading Fury’s x Brooklyn Kura Pop-Up Dinner and After Party 🗓 🗺
David Bouley, kombu, dashi, seaweed, umami, cooking, Japanese cuisine, Takashi Okui

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 🗓 🗺

20 Japanese Restaurants in NYC Receive Michelin Stars

On Election Day, the world’s oldest restaurant guide announced the New York City restaurants elected to receive the coveted Michelin stars. Seventy-six restaurants in New York City earned stars, and 20 of them are Japanese establishments. Seven are new to the list, including one that closed a month before the Michelin announcement. Sushi Nakazawa finally grabbed an elusive star, after five years of being snubbed. … Continue reading 20 Japanese Restaurants in NYC Receive Michelin Stars