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Sac: CA rice commission reception

15 Mar

The California rice industry will honor the efforts to preserve the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Colony during the 10th annual California Rice Commission Circle of Life Reception, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Magnolia Room at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento, 1230 J St. The colony, which was established near Colma, Calif in the late-1800s, is said to be the first settlement of Japanese is America. The annual Capitol Roller Sushi Competition, with legislators making California rolls to compete for a framed samurai sword, are among the reception’s highlights. 
It also will feature a tasting of dishes that highlight California rice, a chef preparing sushi, and the debut of a new creation from chef Russell Michel, his signature Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin, which showcases locally grown brown rice from the Sacramento Valley. Info: (916) 387-2264 or jmorris@calrice.org

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March 15, 2011


Magnolia Room at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento
1230 J St
Sacramento, CA United States
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(916) 387-2264