Japan is bringing yet another taste to NYC with Japan Week, a series of events that celebrate Japanese culture, food and beverages. This year's Japan Week will run from March 4-18, and part of the fun includes Japanese Restaurant Week. Thirty-five participating restaurants will be dishing out the regional cuisines of Japan. Many of the restaurants will be serving "ekiben" bento boxes that include local Japanese dishes.
Note: Ekiben are sold at railway train stations in Japan.
Prices will range from $12 to $25. Bento boxes will also be available for purchase at Grand Central Terminal during Japan Week on March 19-21.
Participating restaurants include Aburiya Kinnosuke, Aki on West 4th, Blue Ribbon Sushi, Cha-An, CURRY-YA, Donguri, Greenwich Grill, Go Go Curry, Hakata Tonton, Hakubai / Kitano Hotel, Hasaki, Hatsuhana, High-Collar, Kubo-chan Ramen, Kyotofu, Marumi, Megu Midtown, Misoya, Ootoya, Rai Rai Ken, Restaurant Nippon, Robataya, Ronin, Sakagura, Sake Bar Decibel, Shimizu, Soba Koh, Soba-ya, Sunrise Mart, Sushi Ann, Sushi Azabu, Sushiden Madison Ave., Sushiden 6th Ave., Tori Shin and Wasan.
For more information visit www.japanweek.us.