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Satoyama Photography Exhibition

Acclaimed Japanese Chef Yoshihiro Narisawa’s Dedication To All Things Natural

May 1- May 31, 2018 - Union Station’s Historic Waiting Room (Exhibit open during operating hours, 4 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily)

Union Station, in partnership with the Los Angeles Time Food Bowl is please to host the Satoyama Photography Exhibition, an exploration of chef Yoshihiro Narisawa’s food culture built on the richness of the Japanese environment. The free exhibition, born from a collaboration between the Japanese chef and Brazilian photographer Sergio Combra, highlights Narisawa’s dedication to sustainability, innovative technique and artistry through food.

For more information, visit lafoodbowl.com

Japanese chef Yoshihiro Narisawa is internationally known for his dedication to sustainability and representing the natural environment in his dishes by using indigenous Japanese ingredients. The close relationship Narisawa has with his own territory is captured in Satoyama.

In Japanese, “sato” means "village" and “yama” means "hill” or “mountain,” and the phrase refers to humans living in harmony with the environment. Narisawa’s interpretation of satoyama is expressed through dishes created in the kitchen of his eponymous restaurant, in partnership with local farmers and suppliers.

Los Angeles Times Food Bowl is an annual, month long festival celebrating the city’s dynamic food scene. Spanning the entire month of May, Food Bowl features many of the chefs and restaurants that have helped put Los Angeles on the map as a premier dining destination alongside world-renowned chefs in rare local appearances at hundreds of extraordinary events.

Satoyama Photography Exhibition is presented in association with Japan House Los Angeles, Union Station and LA Times Food Bowl

Go Metro to all events by taking the Red, Purple, Gold or Silver Line directly to Union Station L.A.

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