NHK Airs Cherry Blossom Edition of Dining with the Chef

FALLS CHURCH, VA- Japan broadcaster NHK produced a special cherry blossom edition of its program, 'Dining with the Chef' in Washington, D.C. during the festival in April.


Chef Tatsuo Saito introduces the art of Japanese cuisine with cherry blossom (Sakura) themed dishes. He introduces the art of making dashi stock, one of the most fundamental elements of washoku, and prepares a seasonal dish using pickled cherry blossoms. Chef Saito is also joined by the 2014 U.S. Cherry Blossom Queen.


Air dates include:

Washington, D.C. area

May 31 - 8:10 PM ET

NHK World TV

MHz Networks 2 (30.2)



MHz Worldview

June 1 – 1 PM ET


Encore in D.C.

MHz Networks 1 (30.1)

June 8 – 11 AM ET


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