WHAT: Go Little Tokyo’s 5th Annual Delicious Little Tokyo has transformed into a month-long virtual series of events for all to experience and celebrate authentic culinary experiences from one of Los Angeles’s most historic, iconic, and favorite foodie neighborhoods in the comfort of their own homes.
The virtual foodie festival features a new theme each week including Fish Week (June 29-July 5), Noodles week (July 6-July 12), Green week, highlighting vegetarian/vegan food as well as sustainability measures in Little Tokyo, (July 13-July 19), and Matcha Week (July 20-July 26) full of interactive workshops, live chats with community leaders, giveaways and videos spotlighting Little Tokyo businesses streamed across Go Little Tokyo’s Instagram and Facebook platforms (@GoLittleTokyo) beginning Friday, June 26 – Sunday, July 26.
WHEN: Friday, June 26 – Sunday, July 26, 2020
VIRTUAL DELICIOUS LITTLE TOKYO SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
- Weekly giveaways announcements
Enter the social media giveaways each week for your chance to win special prizes from businesses within Little Tokyo, weekly giveaways will be in alignment with the theme weeks
Every Monday (Facebook and Instagram)
- Kizuna Live Book Reading
Live reading of Japanese traditional tales, perfect for a family activity or a mid-week break from work
Every Wednesday at 3 p.m., RSVP in advance to receive the zoom link here (scroll to the bottom of the page)
- Live Interactive “Delicious Doodles” Drawing Workshops
Live interactive Illustration workshops with artist Lisa Aihara of Ellette Studio for people of all ages at home to learn to draw cute Japanese food and culture inspired illustrations
Friday, July 3 and July 24 at 3 p.m. (Facebook)
- Little Tokyo Food Face
Instagram Live Chats with community leaders sharing meals from favorite restaurants within Little Tokyo
Every Saturday at 12 p.m. (Instagram)
- Delicious Little Tokyo Video Series
Highlighting the food and cultural history of the 136-year-old Little Tokyo neighborhood and foodie favorites with special guests including actress Keiko Agena, writer and comedian Jenny Yang, and artist Alison De La Cruz
Every Sunday at 11 a.m. (Facebook and Instagram)
To view the full calendar of virtual Delicious Little Tokyo events, visit golittletokyo.com/delicious. #GoLittleTokyo #DeliciousLittleTokyo
Delicious Little Tokyo is brought to you by Go Little Tokyo, a Little Tokyo Community Council (LTCC) run neighborhood marketing campaign created by Community Arts Resources (CARS) and funded by Metro Los Angeles. Delicious Little Tokyo 2020 is supported in part by the Arts District Little Tokyo Neighborhood Council. Visit littletokyola.org/loveLT for the latest resources and information and how to continue to support Little Tokyo businesses during this time.