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From August 11 and 12, a whole new unique epicurean experience awaits the sophisticated diner who has a taste for Japanese culinary delights.

Come experience and explore the cuisine and culture that is uniquely Japanese as various restaurants in Cebu showcase their Japanese specialties at the Ayala Terraces. From 12pm to 9pm, visit the two day-long Japanese gourmet festival that will feature some of the best Japanese cuisine in the city.

Complementing the Japan Food Festival at the Terraces will be a selection of 8 Japanese restaurants that will be offering special set lunches and dinners exclusively for the weekend. Grab a taste of Joed’s Lutong Hapon, Hotel Asia’s Han-Nya Restaurant, Red Kimono, Rai Rai Ken, Tokyo Joe, Sumo Sam, Mochiko and more as they set up pop up stalls all over The Terraces while activities such as the Ramen Eating Contest will delight and entertain the diners.

The agreement or harmony of different elements–mood, taste, and appearance–is the key to truly enjoying Japanese food. With so many Japanese cuisines to choose from, Japanese food lovers in Cebu can certainly explore new food products and sample Japanese cuisine like never before.

Other highlights of the Japan Festival will be 6-day film fiesta that will delight moviegoers to ten specially-selected contemporary films from respected Japanese film makers to be screened in this year’s most awaited EigaSai, or Movie festival from August 7-12. The Consular Office of Japan in Cebu, Japan Foundation and Embassy of Japan also conjured a two-day affair that will feature the best of Japanese music, film and the arts. From August 11-12, don’t miss the Wakodaiko (Japanese Traditional Drum), Awaodori (Japanese Traditional Folk Dance), Karate, Nihonbuyou (Japanese Traditional Dance) and Cosplay Competition at the Ayala Activity Center. Kanpai!

This exciting treat is only at Cebu’s premiere shopping, dining and entertainment destination, Ayala Center Cebu. For more information, contact Ayala Center Cebu Concierge at (032) 516-2035 or (032) 231-5342. You can also visit the website: www.ayalamalls.com.ph or “like” the official Ayala Center Cebu on facebook (www.facebook.com/AyalaCebu) for more details on upcoming shows and events.