BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20240626T000000Z DTEND:20240626T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em>The member pre-sale for this event begins on Tuesday\, May 14. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday\, May 21\, pending availability.</em>\n<em></em>\nJapan Society's new Sake &amp\; Food Festi val follows the tradition of their popular Annual Sake Lecture &amp\; Tast ing but with even more exciting content. Sake expert <strong>John Gauntne r</strong> kicks off the evening with a lecture on sake pairing\, examini ng customs around <em>washoku\, </em>or traditional Japanese cuisine\,<e m> </em>as well as how modern pairings are concocted. The talk will then be followed by a discussion with <strong>Akiko Katayama</strong>\, host o f the podcast JAPAN EATS!\, exploring the world of <em>otsumami</em>\, fo ods that are typically served with alcohol in Japan. After the talk\, test your new knowledge first hand at a tasting reception<em> </em>featuring selected <em>otsumami</em> and premium sake from all across Japan.\n\nAt this program we will be serving the following selection of small bites bu ffet style:\nInari sushi\nKaraage fried chicken\nYakitori chicken skewers\ nJapanese fried shrimp\nMixed sushi platter\nEdamame\n\nBuy your ticket he re: DTSTAMP:20240718T050151Z SUMMARY:Sake\, Washoku &amp\; Beyond URL:/en/events/2024/06/26/sake-washoku-amp-beyond/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR