Jiro Dreams of Sushi, a film by David Gelb


Screen Asia

After your Thanksgiving feast and Black Friday shopping, join us at Asia Society Texas Center to learn about a beloved Japanese food: sushi. Jiro Dreams of Sushi tells the story of Jiro Ono, considered by culinary experts to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He runs Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only establishment located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its inauspicious environment and small staff, it is the first restaurant of its kind to receive the renowned 3 star Michelin review. Amidst this celebration of nigiri and sushi’s many variations, lies the relationship between Jiro and his eldest son Yoshikazu, heir to the family business and a storied sushi legacy.


Additional Screening

Friday, November 29, 12:00 pm


Jade Stone Café Theater Offerings

Had enough turkey? Join us before the film in the Jade Stone Café for some tasty sushi, available Friday, November 29, 2013 only!


Video: Official Trailer


Related Link

Official Website: Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Houston Chronicle: The Life of a Renowned Sushi Master


Asia Society Texas Center is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.


Event Details

Fri 29 Nov 2013
2:00 PM
1370 Southmore Blvd. Houston, TX 77004 713.496.9901
Free with reservations (limit 4 per person). Online reservations have ended. At-door reservations may be made at the Information Desk.
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