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Gifts with Japanese Twists 2014
The holiday gift season is around the corner. Chopsticks NY offers ideas for your gift shopping. Plus, you’ll have a chance to win gift certificates!

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Keio Academy

Keio Academy

Each summer, Keio Academy of NY organizes a two week cultural exchange residential program for middle and high school students from Japan and the US. Come join and experience their unique bilingual, bi-cultural learning environment!

The Chusingura: The Story of the 47 Ronin

Known as the tale of the forty seven ronin, the story of the Chusingura is based on a series of incidents happened over 300 years ago. Here w...
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Japanese Goods and Scrumptious Sweets at J+B Design and Café

Located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, J+B Design is now a new spot that you can find Japanese fine products and unique treats and drink....
Japanese Culture

Judo: The Art of Self-Defense

Now practiced world-wide, Judo is Japanese martial arts that has been developed by taking elements of self-defense. Here we feature Kokushi Budo Institute on the Upper West Side....
Japanese Recipe

Duck Tataki Served with Wasabi Linguini

In this section, chefs of various backgrounds test out Japanese seasonings and ingredients and create original recipes with their fresh perspectives. Each month a chef tries one fea...
Japanese Resaurant Review


49 Clinton St., (bet. Rivington & Stanton Sts.), New York, NY 10002 TEL: 212-777-7069 / Tue-Thu: 6 pm-12 am, Fri & Sat: 6 pm-1:30 am, Sun: 5 pm-11 pm Karaage gets its zest from a garlic-s...
Sake & Shochu Sommelier

Gourmet Sake Born from a Gourmet Town

Deeply rooted in Kasumi, Hyogo Prefecture, Kasumi Tsuru brewery has a long history with spirits in producing their own full-bodied sake by using traditional brewing methods. ...
Beauty & Health Interview

Attentive Hair Services from Tokyo

Rieko of Yo-C Salon talks about her approach to accomplish each client’s desired hairstyle as well as the salon’s Tokyo and New York hybrid service. ...
Japanese Shops

Silicone Keyboard Brush by MARNA

Known for producing playful and functional kitchen tools, MARNA recently released an animal-shaped keyboard brush featuring fun design and high functionality. ...
Japanese Language Lesson

Japanese Crossword

Do you know Japanese culture? Test yourself with our fun, new Japanese crossword puzzle...
Travel to Japan

Onsen and Koyo: Blissful Autumn Pastimes Throughout Japan

The Zao Echo Line is a mountain road running between Yamagata and Miyagi Prefectures. (It is closed from early November until late April because of snow.) Visito...

Legendary Violinist Taro Hakase Performs in NY

Taro Hakase is a world-renowned violinist whose music defies perceptions of the classical genre. His pop-infused compositions and charismatic showmanship are known to get fans dancing at his concerts, he counts the Roll...
Cool Japan

The Cutest Cookies

Celebrate winter holidays with “kawaii” sweets. Here we introduce kitchen tools that help you make cutest holiday desserts....
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