Five years of soy, five years of joy at Soy and Tofu Fest

Under the auspices of relatively warm weather, the fifth annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival celebrated everything and anything related to the “almighty soy bean” at the San Francisco Japantown Peace Plaza and Buchanan Mall June 6. The annual fundraiser for the Nichi Bei Foundation invited attendees to learn about the versatility of the […]

May 27 Fundraiser at S.F. J-Town’s Pa‘ina Lounge to benefit Soy & Tofu Fest

“TofuPalooza,” a fundraising concert to benefit the fifth annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival, will be held Wednesday, May 27, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Pa‘ina Lounge, 1865 Post St. next to the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas in San Francisco’s Japantown. Admission is $10. In addition to the entrance fee, a percentage from food […]

Two years … and still going …

With this issue, we have officially passed our two-year mark in publication as the first nonprofit ethnic newspaper of its kind in the country. Our first edition of the Nichi Bei Weekly, published on Sept. 17, 2009, featured the Spirit of Japantown Festival in San Jose — just as today’s special edition does. Launching the […]

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