October Meeting: Movie Night – Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Dir. David Gelb, Magnolia Pictures 2012

The Tuesday, October 9th meeting will be a movie night! We will be watching the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi.  Please be in the club room of Livon5th (2201 5th Ave. South, Birmingham, AL) at 6:00pm and if you like, please BYOS (Bring Your Own Sushi) and choice of beverage, adult or otherwise.  In the meantime, you can watch the trailer here.

Summary:

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is the story of 85-year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious three-star Michelin Guide rating, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimage, calling months in advance and shelling out top dollar for a coveted seat at Jiro’s sushi bar.

JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI is a thoughtful and elegant meditation on work, family, and the art of perfection, chronicling Jiro’s life as both an unparalleled success in the culinary world and as a loving yet complicated father.

Also, stay tuned for the November and December book announcements. See you Tuesday!

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