Enjoy Real Japanese Rice Special Event "GOHAN Fes" to be held on July 16

On the day of the event, there will be Mochi pounding and hands-on onigiri (rice ball) making experience with participating visitors.


【Event info】

Event Name : JAPAN Fes ✖️ GOHAN Fes

Day & time : Saturday, July 16, 2022, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Venue :Chelsea, New York City (6 Avenue 19 to 21st Street)


Taste and enjoyment of Japanese rice!

In addition to the regular JAPAN Fes, which visitors can enjoy Japanese food such as ramen and okonomiyaki, a "GOHAN Fes" area will be held on July 16 (Saturday), co-hosted by the Consulate-General of Japan in New York and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) New York Office, to let Japanese food fans in New York to taste the soul food of Japan, "GOHAN (Japanese rice)" and to know about its appeal. 


In the "GOHAN Fes" area, 6 booths of restaurants offering cuisines made with Japanese rice and a special stage will be set up.

🍚GOHAN Vendors🍚



Sukiyaki, Unagi, Salmon miso, Karaage, Saba ume, and Shiso hijiki 🍙 These amazing onigiri is coming to GOHAN Fes! Don’t miss it!


Go! Go! Curry!

The authentic Japanese comfort food ❤️ They only use Koshihikari brand rice, the high quality rice pairs perfectly with curry 😍 Let’s try it!



Pretty and healthy Bento crafted by a nutritionist! All of the side dishes are prepared and seasoned in typical Japanese ways. A beautiful full-course meal in one box 🍱


MakiRevo / TabiKase

They are serving the dedicate Sushi Omakase and Omotenashi hospitality in Tri-State. At GOHAN Fes, they offer you the special sushi menu 🍣



A savory, portable snack made with love 🍙💝 Rice is seasoned with Japanese sea salt! Enjoy with traditional & popular fillings such as Tuna, Uma, Kombu, and Salmon 😋


J-Spec Wagyu Dining

J-Spec is an abbreviation for “Japan-Specification,” a unique phrase created by their team to showcase the true quality of Japanese Wagyu beef. Enjoy their gorgeous A5 Wagyu 🥩🍚


On the stage, the event will convey not only the delicious taste of Japanese rice but also the fun of it at the same time, with events such as a “Mochi pounding event with visitor participation” and an "onigiri (rice ball) hands-on experience" event. 


*Mochi pounding(餅つき)


GOHAN(Japanese rice) is good for your health. 

Do you know that JAPANESE RICE is perfectly suited for everyone?

It's GLUTEN FREE and contains Carbohydrates, vitamins, and protein, with perfect balance. 

Japan has the longest life expectancy in the world, and it is said that this is because people eat rice every day.


The e-commerce site ”Umami Square” is also running a GOHAN Special !

The "GOHAN Fair" Umami Square, an e-commerce site that allows customers to enjoy authentic Japanese food at home from anywhere in the U.S. via e-mail order.

The Fair introduces the appeal of pesticide-free and nutritious Japanese rice. A how-to on how to easily cook Japanese rice at home, a lecture on how to serve rice with “Umami Square” products, and more.

We will provide information and how-to tips for a wide range of people, from Japanese food fans who want to continue eating Japanese rice to Japanese food beginners who are somewhat interested in it but do not know where to buy it or how to enjoy it.

【GOHAN Fes Website】


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