Sunday, February 1, 2015

Setsubun event at Teppanyaki Kyoto, February 3.

Highland Park's Teppanyaki Kyoto restaurant is holding a setsubun event on Tuesday, February 3. Guests can receive a free ehomaki roll on a first-come-first-served basis; the restaurant explains its significance:
One February 3rd, people in Japan celebrate Setsubun, the coming of spring. One of Setsubun dinner is Special Sushi Roll, Ehomaki (Thick uncut sushi roll). The proper way to eat this dinner is to face the auspicious direction for that year, this year it was west-south-west, and eat the entire sushi roll without stopping. Don't speak, just make your wish! This takes longer than you might think, so you have time to wish for a lot!
The restaurant is located at 5808 Bryant St. (map).