Uroko Brings a New Creative Concept to East Austin

Uroko Storefront Uroko opened their doors May 1st with three unique concepts rolled into one intimate storefront: Casual counter-service Temaki (hand roll) bar Sushi classes currently Thursday nights Weekend 45-minute sushi omakase Chef Masazumi Saio making omakase – Uroko The team behind the new creative concept are Masazumi Saio formerly of Uchi, both Takehiro AsazuContinue reading “Uroko Brings a New Creative Concept to East Austin”


I am incredibly excited for Oita Japan Festival #OitaATX! The festival celebrates all things Japanese and has phenomenal programming lineup that you will not want to miss. Date:        August 12thTime:       2-4 p.m. & Anime Festival kickoff to followLocation: Asian American Resource Center (AARC)Address:  8401 Cameron Rd., Austin Activities willContinue reading “OITA JAPAN FESTIVAL #ATX 2017”

Valentine\’s Bento Box Workshop With Kayo of Kome

Are you looking for a last minute Valentine\’s gift? Want to learn how to create your own bento box? The Asian American Resource Center is hosting a workshop on creating your own Valentine\’s Bento Box on February 12th from 6pm-8pm. If you are a fan of Kome you will be excited to learn that theContinue reading “Valentine\’s Bento Box Workshop With Kayo of Kome”

Texas Saké Company

Kura (brewery) The first time I met Yoed Anis was at one of the Texas Wine and Food Festival events at Uchiko in spring 2011. This bright eyed smiling entrepreneur exuded enthusiasm, was clearly knowledgeable about saké and was eager to share about his new company. Texas Saké Company is the first organic saké Kura in NorthContinue reading “Texas Saké Company”