New York City Celebrates Annual Japanese Restaurant Week with a
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New York City Celebrates Annual Japanese Restaurant Week
with a Blast from the Past – February 17 – March 16, 2014
Thirty participating Japanese restaurants will transport diners 100
years back to Japan with special mouthwatering traditional dishes.
NEW YORK – Japan Week, a public-private partnership that promotes Japanese culture, food,
and travel to Japan, announces today that Japanese Restaurant Week 2014 will begin in New
York City from February 17 – March 16, 2014 with nearly thirty participating restaurants. The
special dishes served will evoke the “100-Year-Old Flavors of Japan” theme, with a focus on the
regional cuisines of Japan.
Highlights include creations that showcase the popularity of Japanese meat during that time, such
as Wagyu beef and Bluefin tuna sushi from Megu New York, and sukiyaki from Restaurant
Nippon. Regional cuisines such as Kanazawa-style curry, sweet-and-sour fried chicken from
Miyazaki, mizutaki hot pot from Kyushu, Edo-mae (Tokyo-style) sushi platters, and more. Some
of these dishes will be available for purchase at the Japan Week festival in Grand Central
Terminal during March 6-8, 2014.
The participating restaurants in alphabetical order are: Go Go Curry, Hakata Tonton, Hakubai,
Hatsuhana, Ichie, Inakaya, Izakaya Ariyoshi, Izakaya MEW, Izakaya on Smith, Jado Sushi,
Katsuno, Koi SoHo at Trump SoHo NYC, Kuboya, Megu New York, Mira Sushi & Izakaya,
Misoya, Ni Japanese Deli, Ramen-Ya West Village, Restaurant Nippon, SakaMai, Sobakoh,
Sunrise Mart, Sushi Ann, Sushi Azabu, Sushiden, Torishin, Wasan and Yuba Restaurant.
Additional Japan tourism information and cuisine history will be available at each participating
restaurant and on www.japanweek.us/restaurantweek. On this website, all are welcome to enter a
sweepstakes to win a free round-trip Delta ticket to Japan and taste these unique foods in their
regions of origin.
About Japan Week
Founded in 2012, Japan Week is a promotional tourism event aiming to encourage travel to
Japan. It is a cooperative effort between the Japan Tourism Agency, diverse businesses, and local
Japanese governments. The multi-dimensional event is open to the general public and promotes
Japanese tourism through culture, food and beverages. For more information about Japan Week,
please visit our website, www.japanweek.us, “like” us on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/JapanWeekNY and follow us on Twitter at @JapanWeekNY. For more
information about travel to Japan, please visit www.japantravelinfo.com.