WHO/WHAT: Join the Japanese American National Museum for a free virtual program, Combining Culinary Cultures: A Conversation with Nikkei Chefs from Los Angeles, São Paulo and Lima. The program is moderated by Gil Asakawa, author of “Tabemasho! Let’s Eat!: A Tasty History of Japanese Food in America” and features Niki Nayayama of the restaurant n/naka in Los Angeles, Telma Shiraishi of Restaurante Aizomê in São Paulo, Brazil, and Roger Arakaki of Sushi-Ito in Lima, Peru. Together, the chefs will explore how their cultural backgrounds have influenced their culinary styles, their thoughts on “Nikkei food” and more.
WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Dec. 3, 1-2:30 p.m. For more information and to register, please visit 5dn.org/nikkei-chefs.