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Amazing fun of Japanese food & culture

workshop

Amazing fun of Japanese food & culture

3 reviews
Duration
4.5 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English, Japanese
workshop

Amazing fun of Japanese food & culture

workshop

Amazing fun of Japanese food & culture

3 reviews
Duration
4.5 hours
Group size
Up to 4 people
Includes
Equipment, Transportation, Drinks, Food
Hosted in
English, Japanese

What you'll do

1. At 10:30 am, gather at the Central Exit of JR Omori Station. Look for someone who has a bag with the logo "homecoming TAKA". 8 minutes walk to my home. Along the way, pass by the side of the shrine and walk in the quiet residential area. 2. Once you arrive at my home, I will explain today's program. Origami → Handmade Udon → Japanese food cooking (sushi, dumplings etc) → Matcha → Calligraphy 3. First, Origami. Fold the paper crane. 4. Handmade Udon then. Enjoy the process from the raw material to completion. Everybody steps on the material. 5. Cook Sushi and Tempra together for lunch as the experience of Japanese cuisine, it will be the main of today. In addition, my wife takes on some Japanese small dishes. 6. Enjoy conversation and lunch slowly. All materials are from Japan. Drink too. Beer, sake, shochu and soft drinks are free. Everyone drinks, eats and drinks! 7. After meals, make matcha together. Taste Matcha with local Japanese sweets. 8. Finally, Keiko will write the visitor's name in calligraphy on colored paper and bring it back as a souvenir. You will challenge the calligraphy, too. 9. It is a lonely time zone. We couples are teary. We look forward to seeing you again at JR Omori Station for the next reunion.

Your host

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Hello.My business name is "homecoming TAKA,Tokyo". My family stayed in Malaysia, the United States, Mexico and China for 15 years due to my business. We experienced different cultures and kindness from local people, as a result we could have a lot of really good memories. Since I retired in April 2018, my family wanted to give back to foreigners visiting Japan from now on. After thinking in various ways, I decided to create opportunities for foreigners to experience the spirit of Japanese culture and OMOTENASHI(hospitality) mind. It is a 4 hours course, but the contents are varied. Origami, Handmade Udon, Japanese foods (Sushi,Tempra) and Matcha are made together, In addition to these, as a souvenir, my wife Keiko writes the visitor's name in calligraphy on colored paper. Please refer to my homepage. URL https://homecoming-taka.com

What's included

Food
All lunches are cooked and served together.
Drinks
Alcohol and soft drinks are provided free of charge.
Transportation
You get to JR Omori Station by yourself. We will guide you from Omori Station to my home on foot (8 minutes).
Equipment
Apron will be prepared. Includes expenses for Origami, Matcha and Calligraphy.

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Where you'll be

There is a traditional Japanese shrine from JR Omori Station to my home. Furthermore, since this area is famous for Magome Bungo, I will explain this point. After the experience course at home, we will see off to JR Omori Station, but if there is any request after that, we will respond as a volunteer.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 7 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Please let me know about things you can't eat and things with allergies. Since it is an activity on the 2nd floor without an elevator, we are sorry but wheelchairs are not available.
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Amazing fun of Japanese food & culture
3 reviews
From $101/person
3 reviews
From $101/person