BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20150521T000000Z DTEND:20150521T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Typically\, Japanese-style caf&eacute\;s\,&nbsp\;<strong><em>ki ssaten</em></strong>\, serve Western-influenced Japanese food such as&nbsp \;<em>katsusando</em>&nbsp\;(pork cutlet sandwich with a sweet and savory sauce) and s<em>paghetti Neapolitan&nbsp\;</em>(spaghetti with ketchup\, s tir fried onions\, ham and pur&eacute\;ed tomato) as well as Western-influ enced desserts. From traditional&nbsp\;<em>kissaten</em>&nbsp\;to more rec ent caf&eacute\; styles like cat and manga caf&eacute\;s\, each caf&eacute \; has developed its own unique theme. Join us for a look and taste of&nbs p\;<em>kissaten</em>&nbsp\;with Boston University Professor&nbsp\;<strong> Merry White</strong>\, author of<em>Coffee Life in Japan</em>\, who will d iscuss the history of the Japanese caf&eacute\;'s past and present trends along with food and drinks traditionally served.&nbsp\;\n<em>Followed by a tasting reception to experience&nbsp\;</em>kissaten<em>.</em>\n<strong>Ti ckets:&nbsp\;</strong>$16 /$12 Japan Society members\, students &amp\; sen iors SUMMARY:Kissaten: Japanese Caf├ęs\, Past &amp\; Present URL:/en/events/2015/05/21/kissaten-japanese-cafes-past-present/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR