Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival rocks the cathedral

Celebrating the “joy of soy,” the Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival took over The Event Center at Saint Mary’s Cathedral June 4 to celebrate the versatile soy bean and all its applications. This year marked the sixth year the Nichi Bei Foundation held its festival and fundraiser, featuring entertainment, food and fun for the […]

Soy and Tofu Fest at new venue June 4

Major changes are in store for the sixth annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival, which will be held Saturday, June 4, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at a new venue: The Event Center at Saint Mary’s Center, 1111 Gough St. (at Geary Boulevard) in San Francisco’s Japantown. It will feature live entertainment, soy- […]

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 […]

THE GOCHISO GOURMET: The wonderful curdled soy

It’s that time of year again, the annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival, where you can discover the joy of soy! On top of the Soy and Tofu Dessert Competition, live musical performances and soy and tofu vendors offering free samples, you’ll probably run into the city’s reigning Cherry Blossom Queen and her court. […]

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 […]

Nonprofit celebrates the joy of soy, builds community, at annual fundraiser in S.F.’s Japantown

Sweets, dancing and flying tofu graced the Peace Plaza June 7 during the Nichi Bei Foundation’s fourth annual Soy and Tofu Festival in San Francisco’s Japantown. The event, celebrating “the joy of soy,” is a fundraiser for the nonprofit that invited the San Francisco Bay Area’s gourmands and health conscious alike to sample and buy […]

Nichi Bei president receives Consul General Award

BERKELEY, Calif. — Nichi Bei Foundation President Kenji G. Taguma was presented the Consul General Award by Consul General of Japan in San Francisco Hiroshi Inomata last month. The award presentation was made at the VIP Reception for sponsors of the third annual Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival, held at Berkeley Bowl West on […]

Third annual Northern Calif. Soy and Tofu Fest a hit

The Northern California Soy and Tofu Festival held its third annual event June 1 in San Francisco’s Japantown, focusing on educating attendees about the versatility of soy and tofu products. While promoting a healthy lifestyle by featuring food vendors like Hodo Soy Beanery, Rau Om and cruncha ma-me, the event also highlighted the use of […]

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