NYC: Why You Should Buy Tickets To Aki Matsuri 2013

There exists a foundation whose mission it is to foster an understanding and appreciation of Japan's culinary heritage in the United States. And the foundation's annual festival is this week in New York City. Yes, you're going to want to grab your tickets immediately.

The Gohan Society is throwing Aki Matsuri 2013 this Thursday evening at the Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg. More than a dozen of the city's renowned Japanese restaurants will be on hand to serve up izakaya-style dishes, and there will be live noodle-making and Japanese drum performances. A silent auction benefitting Japan Relief will feature a plethora of fine dining experiences and culinary items.

Among the night's participants are Nobu, Soba-ya, Blue Ribbon, Tori Shin, Red Rooster, Morimoto, Quality Meats and Keizo Shimamoto (he of the ramen burger). Tickets are $125 and still available through the society's website.

Aki Matsuri 2013

Thursday, November 7th, 6:30 – 9:30 PM

Brooklyn Brewery

79 N. 11th Street, Brooklyn, NY

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