Pop by ISETAN for Washoku: Japanese Food for Festivities

Date Fri, 27th Oct '17 - Thu, 25th Jan '18
Time 11am - 9pm
Venue ISETAN The Japan Store

If you missed out on Bon Odori at Publika, fret not cause ISETAN The Japan Store is here with Washoku: Japanese Food for Festivities presented by Dai Nippon Printing Co., Lt – an event that’s all about that Japanese life that’s begun since 27 October ’17 and will go on all the way up till 25 January ‘18. As the name suggests, it’s going to be a big party in the belly for the foodies out there who can come by to appreciate Japanese culture and food through the variety of activities that will be spread out throughout three months. After all, author Deborah Cater once said that “you have to taste a culture to understand it.”

“Japanese cuisine is not something new for Malaysians, who often go out to restaurants to enjoy Japanese delicacies and sake. The Washoku fair will allow visitors to discover a variety of culinary delicacies associated with Japan through live presentations and food tastings. The fair also demonstrates cultural aspects that we practise and is sure to interest Japanese cultural fans and the public,” said Ken Fukutake, General Manager of Media Content Planning Department, Dai Nippon Printing Co. Ltd.

Kyoto’s famous Manshige restaurant, whose Head Chef will make an appearance at Washoku.

In conjunction with the first anniversary of ISETAN The Japanese Store Kuala Lumpur, Washoku will include 45 sakes from 9 areas in Japan and to top that off, appetisers that make perfect pairing for sake like Karaage, Saba no misoni, and Kiriboshi daikon. There will also be stalls that feature merchandises related to Japanese culture as well as Ennichi plays for the kids.

Here’s the full schedule:

Chef Keigo Tamura of Manshige | Live Presentation and Tasting
Date Sat 4 – Sun 5 November 2017
Sessions 1st 12.00pm-1.00pm/2nd 5.00pm-6.00pm/3rd 7.30pm-8.30pm
*Seats are limited to the first 40 people
*Doors open 30 minutes prior to start
Entrance Fee RM120* GST is included in the price
*Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult

Online reservation washoku-manshige.eventbrite.com.

Chef Jeff Ramsey of Babe | Live Presentation and Tasting
Date Sat 2 – Sun 3 December 2017
Sessions 1st 12.00pm-1.00pm/2nd 5.00pm-6.00pm/3rd 7.30pm-8.30pm
*Seats are limited to the first 40 people
*Doors open 30 minutes prior to start
Entrance Fee RM120* GST is included in the price
*Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult

Online reservation washoku-babe.eventbrite.com.

Japanese Sweets Cooking Class | Workshop
Date 11 Nov (Sat), 12 Nov (Sun)

Participants can learn how to made Ichigo Daifuku (Strawberry Daifuku). Conducted by Chef Yoshiki Nagai, from TEA PRESS, participants will make two Daifukus and gain insight on the art of making green tea. As a souvenir, participants will be given a special Daifuku powder so they can make Daifuku at home.

Sessions 1st 1.00pm-2.00pm/2nd 3.00pm-4.00pm/3rd 5.00pm-6.00pm/   *Seats are limited to the first 10 people
Entrance Fee RM70* GST is included in the price
*Children under 13 must be accompanied by parents or guardians

Online reservation washoku-wagashi.eventbrite.com.

Yukata Dressing and Uchiwa Craft | Workshop
Date 18 Nov (Sat), 19 Nov (Sun)

Participants will be able to appreciate the finer details of the yukata, a casual summer kimono specially designed by unique designers. Popular among young girls in Tokyo, participants will learn the art of wearing a yukata before moving on to making an original Uchiwa fan. Once completed, the workshop attendees will have a chance to walk outside CUBE_1 and enjoy taking pictures at the Installation Cube.

Sessions 1st 2.00pm-3.30pm/2nd 4.00pm-5.30pm/ 3rd 6.00-7:30pm *The Yukata workshop is exclusively for ladies. *Seats are limited to the first 8 people
Entrance Fee RM70* GST is included in the price *Children under 13 must be accompanied by parents or guardians Venue & 3F THE CUBE/CUBE _1 (ISETAN the Japan Store Kuala Lumpur)

Ticket Office Online reservation washoku-yukata.eventbrite.com.

Keigo Tamura, Manshige Head Chef

Tickets for all events can be purchased at the ticket office.

Please call 03 2382 7777 or purchase tickets online at www.cube1kl.com.