Japanese Culture in New York - Chopsticks NY
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Gifts with Japanese Twists 2014
The holiday gift season is around the corner. Chopsticks NY offers ideas for your gift shopping. Plus, you’ll have a chance to win gift certificates!
Sake and Shochu: Drink Like A Pro
New York’s top sake and shochu sommeliers share their tasting techniques, giving you some hints to enjoy these traditional Japanese beverages.
Japanese Event & Community Information
Rai Rai Ken
Have you ever seen the movie Tampopo - a Japanese cult movie about sizzling ramen noodle soup? Rai Rai Ken lets you experience the real Tokyo ramen without MSG. Don't forget our homemade gyoza too. They guarantee the most delightful experience!
Transformation of Tokyo
With its mix of contemporary and traditional elements, Tokyo has a unique and dramatic history that has shaped the city of today....
Kibo: The Cup Sake that Beat the Odds
Made with 100% local premium Hitomebore rice and local water, the cup sake, Kibo, is now on sale in the U.S. With a semi dry finish, the sake deli...
Pasta Goes Gluten- And Guilt-Free
Tofu Shirataki is one of the smart choices for healthy eaters. These low calorie, gluten-free noodles can be used in various dishes both cold and hot....
Duck Tataki Served with Wasabi Linguini
This month, Chef Renier Schoeman of Equus shares a Duck Tataki and fresh pasta recipe featuring wasabi for a hint of spicy taste...
Located on the Lower East Side, AZASU provides an izakaya-style atmosphere and dishes that delight everyone, along with a selection of various cup sakes. ...
Sake & Shochu Column
Century Old Brewery with Young Blood
Established in 1886 in Iwate Prefecture, Tsukinowa Shuzo, Ltd. has crafted sake from local ingredients. Their select sakes will be available this winter on the East Coast....
Beauty & Styles
Ionic Concept for Anti-Aging Hair Care
Hitomi of Salon Vijin talks about the salon’s ionic concept as well as their special method to treat damaged hair. ...
Tsuki Usagi Jirushi Brand Slim Pot
Tsuki Usagi Jirushi Brand’s best-selling Slim Pot features a thin spout, designed especially to provide the optimal way of pouring coffee and water...
Japanese Language Lesson
Do you know Japanese culture? Test yourself with our fun, new Japanese crossword puzzle...
Travel to Japan
Onsen and Koyo: Blissful Autumn Pastimes Throughout Japan
The season to enjoy onsen and koyo (foliage) is upon us. Here we suggest some destinations where you can immerse yourself in a world of two Japanese pastimes. ...
World-renowned violinist, Taro Hakase will be bringing one of his high spectacle pop performances to New York City on Dec. 5...
Pop & Cool Japan
Cute Currents in Street Art
You can find dynamic and eye-catching street art with Japanese kawaii essence in NY. Here we highlight two graffiti artists. ...
Down in Tokyo
Feature Archive 2007-2009
GIFTS with JAPANESE TWISTS 2014
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