A feast for JA foodies

TABEMASHO! LET’S EAT! By Gil Asakawa (Albany, Calif.: Stone Bridge Press, 2022, 216 pp., $18.95, hardcover) On the surface, “Tabemasho! Let’s Eat!” is a book on the history of Japanese food in America. But really, Gil Asakawa has written a book that is part history book, memoir and column all rolled in one. Full of […]

Roundtable highlights JA preservation projects

Nichi Bei Weekly Report As part of the National Asian Pacific Islander American Historic Preservation Forum, held June 24-26 in San Francisco, a Japantown Heritage Roundtable was held at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California on June 24. According to Alan Nishio, a member of the California Japanese American Community Leadership Council, […]