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Sushi and Japanese Tapas
Food Tasting (A Sit Down Event)

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A feast for all the senses!

Join us as we explore the diverse food culture of Japan. Savor an array of delicious flavors from the Japanese cuisine while enjoying a fun and informative food tasting event hosted by a Foods of New York staff member in one of New York City's acclaimed Japanese restaurants.

Learn about the authentic tradition of Japanese Sushi and the trendy yet undiscovered flavors of Ippin Ryori (Japanese tapas). Your host will convey the sophisticated aesthetics behind the artful presentation. Enjoy six courses of unique Japanese delicacies paired with beer, sake, and information detailing the origins and cultural relevance of these fine foods. An exciting adventure for the food lover or novice, sure to satisfy the palate and engage the mind.

During this food tasting event you will enjoy a variety of dishes that exemplify Japan's culinary diversity. Make the foreign familiar, through an in depth understanding of the vibrant techniques and culture of the foods of Japan.

(All attendees are seated for this food event.)

Event Information

Time: Sunday evenings at 5:00pm
Duration: Approximately 2.5 hours
Meet: Near Union Square.
(Exact location given once tickets are purchased.)
Weather: Event takes place rain or shine
Dress: Casual
Capacity: 12 people per event
Great for couples and singles!
Food: Japanese Tapas - 7 dishes
Also, Sashimi, Nigiri, Maki, Japanese Beer, Sake, Fresh Ground Wasabi, and a Japanse Dessert.
Included: All the food courses (enough for dinner), and our Foods of New York Culinary guide.
Note: food tastings are subject to change without notice.
Cost: $70 per ticket ($85 with beer & sake)

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Below are a list of delicious Japanese specialties that will be served:

  • Japanese Tapas - Seven small plates ranging from seared rare beef to warm and delicate tofu drizzled with sweet miso
  • Sashimi (3 types of sliced raw fish)
  • Nigiri (3 types of sliced raw fish pressed on seasoned rice)
  • Maki (Toro - tuna belly, seasoned rice, rolled in nori seaweed)
  • The finest in Japanese sake (cold and warm).
  • Ice Cold Japanese Beer.
  • REAL fresh ground Wasabi.
  • A contemporary Japanese desert
The menu is broken down into six courses with a detailed description of each.

Food Served:

This culinary experience will suffice as dinner for the evening.

Note: food tastings are subject to change without notice.
The Art of Sushi

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Private Sushi and Tapas Tasting Event

Group Size: Maximum of 12 people

Days Offered: Monday-Sunday

Standard Start Time: 5pm-6pm, though we are able to be flexible with the start time.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Cost: $70 per person / $85 per person with Beer and Sake
         (Ten people are needed to make this event private)

Start Times: It is very important that your group arrives on time. We ask all private groups to arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled start time. This will give us the time needed to organize your group, answer questions, and give the culinary experience overview. It is also very important to arrive on time so the kitchen timing is not thrown off.

About this Sushi and Tapas Event: Learn about the authentic tradition of Japanese Sushi and Ippin Ryori (Japanese Tapas). Your host will convey the sophisticated aesthetics behind the artful presentation of a six course Japanese meal paired with beer, sake, and information detailing the origins and cultural relevance of these fine foods. An exciting adventure for the food lover or novice, sure to satisfy the palate and engage the mind.

Food Served: During this sushi and tapas event you will enjoy a variety of dishes that exemplify Japan's culinary diversity. Make the foreign familiar, through an in depth understanding of the vibrant techniques and culture of the foods of Japan. This sushi and tapas event will be your dinner for the evening. You won’t be hungry afterwards!

Attire: Casual Attire (Although not necessary, feel free to dress up if you are dining with us for a special occasion.)

Inclement Weather: Culinary Experience is held rain or shine. Taxi’s, subways, and buses are suggested to arrive on time during inclement weather. Culinary Experience is held indoors at one restaurant location.

Booking a Tour: Please fill out the Private Tour Request Form.

Foods of New York: Our staff will do their best to accommodate your specific needs.

Other Questions: Please go to the Frequently Asked Questions page for further tour information.

We will also answer all of your questions by phone or email. (917) 408-9539 or info@foodsofny.com