The 50th anniversary of reconstruction of Togo Jinja Shrine will be celebrated with a difference. The 1st Togo Nikujaga Charity Event will be held on November 11th, 2014. Enjoy eating “Togo Nikujaga” prepared following the recipe personally given by Heihachiro Togo, the god of victory.
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“Nikujaga” recognized as the No.1 Japanese style home-cooked meal, something all men yearn for from their girlfriends. Though not a traditional delicacy from days gone-by, but legend has it that Nikujaga was concocted as a delicacy by General Heihachiro Togo in his efforts to reproduce the beef stew he ate in Portsmouth, UK, where he was studying as a naval officer.
JPY 105 only is all that is needed to give your taste-buds a rare delight of "Togo Nikujaga" at the Event. And, if you add another JPY 5 (105 + 5) to it you will receive a “5-yen kachi mamori or amulet” as a memory of the “Go-en (fate)” which brought you to the shrine.
The “Togo Nikujaga” will be offered as a side-dish for the curry lunch to be held every Wednesday post charity event at “Harajuku Togo Kinenkan.”
●Togo Nikujaga Charity Information
Date/Time: November 11th, 2014 (Tue)
From 11:00 to 15:00 (while supplies last)
Venue; Harajuku Togo Kinenkan
Address: 1-5-3, Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Access: 3 minute walk from Takeshita Exit of “Harajuku Station” on the JR Yamanote Line