On 2/7, Japan Society of Northern California held their event, "Ramen: Dreams and Beyond" at fabbit Global Gateway "San Francisco."
▼ fabbit Global Gateway “San Francisco” reception
"Ramen: Dreams and Beyond" featured as lecturers Bay Area ramen trailblazers Maru Maruyama of Ippudo and Orenchi and Mark Kuribara of Hinodeya.
They spoke about their experiences and challenges bringing ramen to the U.S.
▼ Mark Kuribara (left) and Maru Maruyama (right)
▼ Yoshiyuki "Maru" Maruyama
Over 100 participants from major Silicon Valley tech companies and startups across a wide range of industries attended the event.
▼ Q&A session
[About Japan Society of Northern California]
The Japan Society of Northern California (JSNC), located in Silicon Valley, is a United States private non-profit organization (NPO) founded in 1905 (Meiji 38). They offer a wide range of programs including politics, economy, culture, education, and Japanese language lessons in order to deepen mutual understanding between Japan and the United States.