Preview: JAPANFes Konamon Festiva; (Japanese Flour Contest)

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Date(s) - 10/06/2018 - 10/07/2018
10:30 am - 6:00 pm


Cover Image:  Courtesy of Japan Fes

What’s up? JapanFes returns with a new konamon streetfood festival.

Damage?  Free entry East Village / West Harlem – food and drinks available for purchase

Why you should go. The ultimate Japanese street food ingredient, konamon flour is ubiquitous as dashi, soy sauce and bonito flakes. It is used to make okonomiyaki (grilled whatever you like), takoyaki (octopus battered balls) and the essential izakaya junkfood favorite, yakisoba (buckwheat noodles, cabbage and dark, sticky tare grilled on the plancha).

This two-day event is in two different locations: East Village / West Harlem


Useful tips:

  • Check the locations before you go.
  • No RSVP required. Entry is free.
  • Attire? Travel lightly, Casual, comfy shoes, sunblock, shades and a tote bag.
  • Bring cash to purchase tickets, street food and drink
  • Go early to avoid crowds
  • Check MTA for weekend travel advisories
  • Bring friends or go it alone? Either or.