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All the Sushi, Sake, Ramen, More at Japanese Culture Festival J-Pop Summit

Head to Japan this July via Fort Mason

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Come July 23, Fort Mason will be transformed into a Japanese wonderland, complete with Japanese music, fashion, film, art, games, tech-innovations, anime, and more, though this is Eater SF, so it’s the food you undoubtedly want to know about. The J-Pop Summit has just released the final line-up of food and drink, and it’s a doozy. The two-day festival is chock-full of sushi, sake, ramen, curry, yakitori, and so much more. Check out the full line-up below, and get tickets here.

What: Ramen Summit
Where: Outside Pavilion
When: Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Vendors: Orenchi Beyond (Tonkotsu Ramen), Hinodeya Ramen Bar (Seafood Ramen from Japan), Naruto Ramen (Shoyu Ramen from NYC), Iza Ramen (Tsukemen), Ramen Taka (Spicy Miso)

What: Sake Summit
Where: Inside Pavilion
When: Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Vendors: Sequoia Sake, Kikusui, Gekkeikan, Kurosawa, Hananomai, Yaegaki, Hatsumago, Okunomatsu, Kobe Shushin-Kai, Kenbishi, Otokoyama, Hakushika, Kirinazn, Kakurei, Takara Sake

What: Japanese Soul Foods
Where: Outside Pavilion
When: Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Vendors: Hirotako with takoyaki (Japanese octopus fritter) Shige Sushi with a sushi sandwich, JapaCurry with Japanese Curry, J-Shack with Japanese-style crepes, Kushi Yaki Kuishinbo with kushiyaki (grilled skewed meats and veggies), We Sushi with sushi rolls and burritos, Wapioca with Japanese-flavored tapioca drinks

What: Food Court
Where: Inside Pavilion
When: Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Vendors: Iichiko with shochu, Takara Sake with chu-hi, Sapporo with beer, ITO EN with green Teas and matcha, Choya with umeshu (plum liquor), Calbee with shrimp chips, Minamoto Kitchoan with Wagashi and mochi sweets, Kikkoman with soy sauce, Shimadaya with udon and soba noodles


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