The largest food festival in the United States, JAPAN Fes, will take place as more than 10,000 New Yorkers take part. As part of the festival, “GOHAN Fes” will provide Japanese food fans the opportunity to taste, make, and learn about the soul of food of Japan, “GOHAN” (Japanese rice).
The event will feature six separate restaurant booths, each highlighting the appeal of Japanese rice. In addition, a special stage will be set up for visitor participation events including “mochi pounding” and hands-on onigiri (rice ball)-making. The GOHAN Fes will be held in conjunction with JAPAN Fes and the Consulate General of Japan in New York, organized by Jforward inc.