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Sushi Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town

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The Japanese Food Festival, a one day event being held at The New Otani Hotel, will be occurring this Saturday, October 27 from 11AM to 3PM. Tickets are 50 bucks but that includes all-you-can-eat-sushi as well as all-you-can-drink sake and beer (yay!).

Hosted by the Japanese Restaurant Association of Southern California, there will be a best sushi chef contest, demonstrations of how to fillet a tuna, Jazz, and sake and beer tasting (drinks!). Do you really need a reason not to go? It's like an omakase dinner + Iron Chef + music all mashed up! Tickets are limited to only 700 (down from previous years), so it's best that you mosey on over to the website or call the JRA to get yours.

You can find out all the info you need to know about it here or below:

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8th Annual JRA Food Festival
New Otani Hotel & Garden
120 S. Los Angeles Street, LA, CA 90012
$50/person (must be purchased in advance!)
Call the JRA office at (213) 687-4055 for tickets and more info

P.S. You can also purchase tix at various sushi restaurants around town, including my current fave, Sushi Katsuya.

Photo via flickr from Landerz