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Lunch & Lecture | How to Enjoy Japanese Food 101-
Aug 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm￥7300
Learn basic Japanese table manners while dining on shojin-ryori (Buddhist vegan cuisine) at a long-standing Japan restaurant in Kita-Kamakura
Do you ever face challenges over not knowing proper Japanese table etiquette or how to deal with unfamiliar food when dining with Japanese business acquaintances or Japanese friends’ house?
This is an opportunity for you to learn basic table manners while enjoying an authentic Japanese meal of Buddhist vegan cuisine (shojin-ryori) at Hachinoki, one of the Kita-Kamakura’s long-standing Japanese restaurants. With the help of an English interpreter, the restaurant owner, will guide you through helpful tips on Japanese table etiquette, teach you the main differences between Japanese and Western cuisine, explain the foods that most Westerners have trouble appreciating, the relationship between Zen philosophy and shojin-ryori, and more.