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Japanese Holiday Food Sushi, Sake and More

The year 2018 is quickly coming to an end. We’ve got all the gourmet information you need for the holiday season, from party recipes to Christmas cakes and osechi. There’s plenty of that beloved Japanese taste to go around!

Interviews and article by: Misa Murohashi, Harmony Kelly, Maiko Kobayashi, Reika Nemoto, Noriko Huntsinger


1.Let’s do it! Infuse your party with Japanese hospitality

Here are some holiday-inspired party drinks and dishes. Infuse your party with Japanese taste, and we guarantee your guests will love it!  Read More…


2.Put some life into the New Year! Luxurious osechi from the pros

Osechi is the Japanese New Year dish, whose origins go back over a thousand years to the ancient Yayoi Period. The dishes that make up osechi each have a special meaning celebrating the New Year, such as black soybeans for health, chestnuts for wealth, and konbu (kelp seaweed) for happiness. For the 2019 New Year, why not celebrate with osechi made by Japanese restaurant chefs elegantly displayed one by one in a box? Amounts are limited so be sure to place your orders early!  Read More…


3.New Year’s Eve calls for toshikoshi soba

Besides Osechi on New Year’s Day, it is another Japanese tradition to eat a humble bowl of soba noodles for New Year’s Eve dinner.  Read More…


4.Christmas Sweet Treats by Japanese pastry shops

A collection of holiday exclusive sweets from Japanese patissiers in Seattle.  Read More…


5.Seattle’s Specialty Tofu Shop

Northwest Tofu opened in 2001. In its 17th year, the shop still makes fresh, delicious tofu daily at its store with no preservatives or GMOs.  Read More…


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