Preview: Nihongo Chat at the Japan Society

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/11/2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location
Japan Society

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Damage? Admission: $10 (refreshments provided) 

RSVP to language@japansociety.org or to 212-715-1293.

What is Nihongo Chat?

For the proficient or novice dabbler, Nihongo Chat. is a great way to learn some Japanese and meet new people. Regardless of speaking ability, all levels, especially beginners, are welcome.

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Meeting new faces at the Japan Society © WhereNYC

Don’t miss also Japan Society’s upcoming Crash Course for Travelers.

Useful tips:

  • Attire? Casual or business? Either or.
  • Business cards are always a plus.
  • Coat check/ cloak room is limited so travel lightly
  • Bring friends or go it alone. It’s $10 with refreshments.
  • Fancy a drink or bite to eat in the area?
    1. Aburiya Kinnosuke $$  213 E 45th St, New York, NY 10017  -Very classy, great menu, upscale izakaya
    2. Gyu-Kaku Midtown $$ 805 3rd Ave by 50th St. 2nd fl, New York, NY 10022 .  – Japanese barbecue, Smart, sophisticated, good service. Happy hour from 5-6pm with half-priced drafts.
    3. Hidechan Ramen $$  248 E 52nd St (2nd Ave), New York, NY 10022. 2nd Fl.   – You can pick the size of your noodle and opt for kaedama, or supplementary noodle portion
    4. Momosan Ramen $$ 342 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016 – Morimoto’s latest New York venture – the spicy tan-tan men ramen tempered with coconut milk is a revelation of pure deliciousness.
    5. Sir Harry’s at the Waldorf Astoria $$ Park or Lexington entrances between 49th and 50th St – Quiet classic, old-school hotel bar boozer. There are three other bar options at the Waldorf.
    6. Riki $141 E 45th St, New York, NY 10017 (Lex and 3rd)    – Izakaya inexpensive, upstairs karaoke rooms. Non-tipping establishment.
    7. Sakagura $$211 E 43rd St, New York, NY 10017  (next to Soba Totto) –  Tucked below in an office building, but has most extensive sake menu and good food
    8. Soba Totto $$ 211 E 43rd St A, New York, NY 10017 (next to Sakagura)   – A personal favorite. Classy, fantastic intimate sake bar and restaurant, a great find
    9. Udon West$ 46th St between Lexington and 3rd Ave.  – You can’t go wrong here. Pitchers of beer, decent grub, fast service
    10. Whiskey Blue at the W Hotel $$- 50th and Lexington. –  Dark, wooden, comfortable and great selection.
    11. Whiskey Blue at the W Hotel $$- 50th and Lexington. – Dark, wooden, comfortable and great selection.

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