Edible Adventures in Little Tokyo – The Vegetarian Edition

Kabocha is an Asian variety of winter squash, and can be cooked in many different ways.
Kabocha is an Asian variety of winter squash, and can be cooked in many different ways.

Eat your veggies… AND enjoy them too!

Join our walk on Saturday, November 16th to learn about the role Japanese produce farmers played in Little Tokyo history while sampling vegetables such as kabochakonyaku, and edamame from neighborhood shops.

JANM volunteer, Roxana, leads an enthusiastic group through Little Tokyo on an Edible Adventure earlier this year.
JANM volunteer, Roxana, leads an enthusiastic group through Little Tokyo on an Edible Adventure earlier this year.

JANM volunteer, Roxana, will lead this vegetarian edition of Edible Adventures in Little Tokyo, and will enlighten guests with her research on the history of Japanese produce farmers in Little Tokyo. Roxana has led a number of Edible Adventures in Little Tokyo, including JANM’s “Sushi Graze”. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to learn more about Little Tokyo history, Japanese American history, and sample delicious vegetables along the way.

Be sure to bring yourself, and even some friends and family members along for a day of walking, learning, and eating!

Edible Adventures
Learn more about Little Tokyo history while sampling delicious food on this Edible Adventure!

This Edible Adventure will start at 10AM and end at 2PM. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The price for this Edible Adventure is $45 for members and $55 non-members, which includes admission to the Museum.

Please RSVP early. This Edible Adventure is limited to 15 guests at maximum. Prepayment is required. Please  call 213.625.0414 or download the pre-payment form. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance or no refund will be issued.

Photo Credits: Tsuneo Takasugi and Russell Kitagawa

To stay updated on our events, including this Edible Adventure, please visit our events page: janm.org/events

Esther Shin

Esther graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in the Summer of 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in History and a minor degree in Japanese. She was the curatorial intern at JANM for the 2013 Getty Multicultural Undergraduate Internship Program, and has also completed a marketing internship at the museum. Esther currently works as a Development Assistant for JANM.

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