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Exploring Omusubi and Onigiri in a Japanese Tea House with Elizabeth Andoh

  • Globus Washitsu 889 Broadway New York, NY 10003 (map)

An ancient food still popular at modern convenience stores, Japan’s rice bundles can be found tucked into lunchboxes everywhere. Formed into classic triangles, cute pandas, or pressed into colorful layers, the basics are few—rice, a filling, and perhaps a wrapper—but the possibilities are nearly infinite. Elizabeth Andoh, a scholar of Japanese cuisine, will guide us through a thousand years of culinary history with an illustrated lecture to place these distinctly Japanese snacks in their cultural context.

The reception—featuring sake, tea, omigiri and omusubi— and lecture will take place at Globus Washitsu, a serene, authentic teahouse.

Tickets are available at Eventbrite.

 

Earlier Event: December 7
2016 USA Rice Outlook Conference
Later Event: February 15
Grains around the Globe "Rice"