Taste Hawaii Tour


Dawn Sakamoto 
Watermark Publishing 


Sunday October 30, 2011 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT

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Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Nor. Cal. 
1840 Sutter Street
Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94115

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Taste Hawaii at the Japanese Cultural Center of Northern California 

Join Chef Alan Wong and food historian Arnold Hiura to "Taste Hawaii" at the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California!

This talk-story and food tasting event will feature food by Chef Alan and his culinary team, plus a buffet by Hukilau Restaurant offering favorite Hawaii dishes. Come hear about Hawaii's food history and how our unique culinary environment has influenced Chef Alan.

Each $75 ticket includes:

  • A copy of Chef Alan's The Blue Tomato: The Inspirations Behind the Cuisine of Alan Wong OR Arnold Hiura's Kau Kau: Cuisine & Culture in the Hawaiian Islands
  • Hosted beverages (wine or soft drinks)
  • Open access to food stations and buffet

A portion of the ticket revenue goes to JCCCNC to support its community programs.

Menu (subject to change without notice)

From Chef Alan Wong and The Blue Tomato:

  • Seafood Salad on Soymilk Panna Cotta
  • Hamura Saimin with Kauai Shrimp and Red Onion Butter

From Hukilau Restaurant:

  • Ahi Poke
  • Chinese Chicken Salad
  • Teriyaki Beef
  • Kalua Pork
  • Hukilau Chicken
  • Yaki Onigiri
  • White Rice

Additional copies of The Blue Tomato and Kau Kau will be available for purchase at the event—plan now for your holiday shopping!

Refund/Cancellation Policy: No refunds without prior notice of cancellation by purchaser (24 hour minimum). If you do not attend, we will contact you regarding receiving your book(s). If the tour event is canceled, you will receive a full refund.