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

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

Gifu Sake Week Kicks Off February 5

The Gifu Prefectural government will hold Gifu Sake Week in NYC at three restaurants from Monday, February 5 through Sunday, February 11. The weeklong showcase is presented in conjunction with their “Crafted in Gifu, Japan” fair at NY NOW, a trade show for home and lifestyle products where businesses can discover exclusive designs and trends. Participating restaurants are SakaMai, Sakagura, and Hi-Collar, and they will … Continue reading Gifu Sake Week Kicks Off February 5