Saturday, February 26, 2005


Joan Namkoong, noted food writer, will do a rice tasting in conjunction with the February opening of “The Art of Rice” show at the Honolulu Academy of Arts. Attendees will learn about varieties of rice, why some are starchier than others, how to cook them and will have the opportunity to taste five different varieties. The tour & tasting will be at 10:15—11:45am on Saturday February 26 at the Academy. Costs will be $5 for members $10 for nonmembers and must be prepaid with a check made out to Slow Food Oahu. Please send all your checks to Rike Weiss PO 373 Honolulu,HI 96837. You can reach her via email at