BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6343@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20210117T000000Z DTEND:20210117T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong><span style="color: #c21313\;">FREE</strong>\n\nJapanes e immigrants have worked in\, owned\, and sustained restaurants in the U.S . for over a century and Japanese restaurants continue to be as integral a part of Japanese America as home cooking. In this third and final part of A Taste of Home\, we will examine the past\, present\, and future of Japa nese American restaurants and dining through a conversation with Chef&nbsp \;<strong>Akira Hirose</strong>&nbsp\;and&nbsp\;<strong>Jo Ann Maehara</st rong>&nbsp\;(<em>Azay Little Tokyo</em>) and Chef&nbsp\;<strong>Niki Nakay ama</strong>&nbsp\;(<em>n/naka</em>) moderated by&nbsp\;<strong>Professor Samuel H. Yamashita</strong>. We will also hear from graphic novelist&nbsp \;<strong>Sam Nakahira</strong>&nbsp\;on her new book on 1970s California cuisine and local food movements through the story of Bill Fujimoto and ex plore the legacy of Japanese cuisine and restaurants with a presentation o f items from&nbsp\;<strong>JANM&rsquo\;s collection</strong>.\n\n<a href=" https://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=fb5ee8 d0-e85d-4249-bf46-402291371f1b" target="_blank">RSVP NOW</a>\n<a href="htt ps://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=fb5ee8d0- e85d-4249-bf46-402291371f1b" target="_blank"></a>\n<a href="https://9644p. blackbaudhosting.com/9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=fb5ee8d0-e85d-4249-b f46-402291371f1b" target="_blank"></a><em>This program is part of the seri es &ldquo\;A Taste of Home\,&rdquo\; supported by the Consulate General of Japan in Los Angeles</em>. SUMMARY:A Taste of Home: Dining Out in Japanese America URL:/en/events/2021/01/17/a-taste-of-home-dining-out-in-japanese-america/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR