From the organizers:
Come join cooking teacher, noodle maker, food writer, and grain activist Sonoko Sakai for a panel discussion, Q + A, and signing.
To celebrate the publication of Sonoko Sakai’s new book Japanese Home Cooking: Simple Meals, Authentic Flavors, she will be joined in conversation by GLENN ROBERTS, Anson Mills founder and the “godfather” of heirloom grains; LORA ZARUBIN, chef, prize-winning cookbook author, and food editor; ROBIN KODA, 3rd generation Japanese American and co-owner of Koda Farms, the oldest, continuously family-owned and operated rice farm on the West Coast and MAMIKO NISHIYAMA, 9th generation shop owner of the 300 year old Japanese Grocery Shop in Tokyo.
They will discuss the Global history of rice – how rice trends are evolving in Japanese and Western cultures and how traditional Japanese cuisine is embracing the ever-changing culinary landscape in the East and West.
Tickets include Mari Sushi Balls and Mochi Balls made by Sonoko. Drinks and books for sale.