Karma Kitchen Tokyo
Stories and Highlights
Latest update: KK Tokyo in Sotokoto Magazine (Feb 2015)
Our first Karma Kitchen in Tokyo in May was amaaaaaazing! Everyone enjoyed it so much and we have lots of feedbacks and intention to do more. Kazuwo, our team member, does film documentary, so a proper video will be coming but this is just something till then:
Earlier in August, we just hosted our second Karma Kitchen. We decided to rotate locations, so more people get the benefit of understanding the ideals of a gift economy. This time, it was hosted by a cooking studio, who had originally offered desserts for our first Karma Kitchen, and really wanted to try it out at their restaurant. It was macrobiotic studio, so it was a vegetarian meal; it was a small space with only 15 seats -- but we were still able to serve 52 meals!! Just like our first Karma Kitchen, we received twice the money they normally would've received. We tried many experiments like the ON-musubi cards, and it was all very successful, and a very uplifting experience for our local team too. The restaurant is hoping to do it again very soon. Here's a video of the restaurant owner herself ...