The art and food collective OPENrestaurant traveled from California to Japan in October and November 2011 to support farms and fisheries across the country.
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11/3: OPENharvest Main Event at the Content Cafe

11/3: OPENharvest Main Event at the Content Cafe

Radiation testing of food in Japan, November 1

Radiation testing of food in Japan, November 1

Profile: Taro Washio, Nomiya Owner

Profile: Taro Washio, Nomiya Owner

Special Dinner with wine at HOUSE (Nishi-Azabu)

Special Dinner with wine at HOUSE (Nishi-Azabu)

Chez Panisse’ wine director, Jonathan Waters and chef Chris Kronner will host a dinner with wine at Nishi-azabu’s House. Date: October 30, 2011 First seating 5:30pm, Second seating 8:30pm ¥15,000 Prefix Menu per person including wine Location: House Nishiazabu Show Case 4F, 2-24-7 Nishiazabu, Minatoku, Tokyo 東京都港区西麻布2-24-7 Nishiazabu Show Case 4F For reservations, please contact...
Four Barrel Coffee at Streamer Coffee Company (Shibuya)

Four Barrel Coffee at Streamer Coffee Company (Shibuya)

Jeremy and Tal of Four Barrel Coffee will be serving drip brewed coffee, espresso and lattes at Shibuya’s Streamer Coffee Company in Shibuya, October 30 from 12pm to 6pm. ■ Date: October 30, 12pm-6pm ■ Location: STREAMER COFFEE COMPANY 1-20-28 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 東京都渋谷区渋谷1-20-28
Mochi Tsuki and Shishimai Performance

Mochi Tsuki and Shishimai Performance

The OPENharvest group visited the Hachisu residence in Kodama-gun in Saitama Prefecture. We enjoyed a Japanese farm food meal which included fresh edamame, natto, fall vegetable soup, spinach ohitashi and mochi. After the meal, Harigaya-san and his troupe performed a shishimai (lion dance).
Pop-Up Taco Stand at Fujiichi Yakitori Bar (Shinjuku)

Pop-Up Taco Stand at Fujiichi Yakitori Bar (Shinjuku)

Jerome Waag, chef at Chez Panisse, will be making tacos at Fujiichi Yakitori Bar tomorrow evening, October 26 from 7pm-10pm, in the Omoideyokucho alleyway in West Shinjuku. The tacos will be filled with yakitori meat and maguro head meat. Yakitori off the regular Fujiichi menu can also be ordered. This event will also feature a...
Profile: Satoshi Imai, Rice Farmer

Profile: Satoshi Imai, Rice Farmer