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Make Your Own Lifelike Japanese Food Samples

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Duration
1 hour
Number of Guests
1 - 15 guests
Language
Japanese, English
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Gluten-free, Halal, Kosher, Vegan, Vegetarian, Pescetarian, Rain or shine
Try to recreate the most vivid and deceiving replica food and learn some tricks of the trade.
Highlights
Learn how to make the Japanese food samples that fill numerous Japanese restaurant's display windows
Take it back home as souvenir and show it to your friends and family!
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals
Experience Details
Visiting Japan, you’ll surely notice green phone booths in the stations, conbini at every corner, long lines of people queuing for the train and many more peculiarities unique to this country. Something you might also notice is that display cases of eateries and restaurants safeguard real-sized food samples. Not only the size is realistic, but the look as well. With shiny ramen broths, glossy noodles, crispy tempura, and cascades of stir-fry grainy rice, at first, you can’t help but think they are authentic food on display. The art was first born in Japan in the 20th century. Widely spread throughout the country is the pride of skillful artisans that fight against each other to create the most accurate replica dishes. If you got captivated by this truthful masterpieces and you are wondering how the food samples scattered in numerous restaurants across Japan are made, come on in! This workshop will provide you with some insights and techniques on the art of replica-making, letting you have a behind-the-doors sneak peek at a craft that made of deceiving its ambition. Learn how two make two varieties of tempura, choosing from deep-fried prawns, an eggplant slice, a pumpkin slice, or a shiitake mushroom tempura. You’ll be also challenged to create the crispiest and freshest looking head of lettuce. Try your hand at making the most accurate samples, bring them home as souvenirs and trick friends and family treating them for a Japanese-style meal with some fake intruders!
Inclusions
A replica souvenir
A replica food making class and the necessary tools
Exclusions
Food and drinks
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
Go directly to the studio.
Remarks
This experience requires a minimum number of participants. If the minimum is not met, the class will be canceled and you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Spreading as far as Kanagawa, Chiba, and Saitama, the mega-metropolis of the Greater Tokyo Area functions as the country’s futuristic capital, featuring the latest in art, technologies, food, and pockets of every subculture imaginable.
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Earliest available date: February 24, 2024
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Please note that the time is in Japan Standard Time.
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals