U.S. Bank presents
Little Tokyo Service Center’s

LTSC’s 12th Annual Sake & Food Tasting Event

Sake generously provided by

FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2018
7:00 – 10:00 PM

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
244 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

  No children allowed | 21 years of age or older only 


Join our culinary journey as we enjoy tasty bites from over 15 top Los Angeles restaurants. Try a dish from a new restaurant and follow it up with an old favorite. Your taste buds will thank you.


Our journey continues as we learn about the subtleties of one of Japan’s most valued cultural products – Sake! There will be over 50 types of sake from all over Japan to taste and compare.

Be Charitable

At the end of your journey, you’ll feel good knowing you supported Little Tokyo Service Center. Keep the good feelings going and celebrate “Delicious Little Tokyo” with Go Little Tokyo July 20-21, with special menu items at select Little Tokyo restaurants.

Ticket Information

Early Bird: $100 before July 1

General Admission: $125 pre-sale; $150 at the door (subject to availability)

Food & Beverage Providers

Special Recognition at Sponsor Reception:

Feast From The East

Congressman Jimmy Gomez


Title Sponsor

Sponsor Reception presented by

Program Sponsor

Daiginjo Super Premium Sponsors

Ginjo Premium Sponsors

Debra Nakatomi and
Bob Miyamoto

Junmai Pure Rice Sponsors

Jizake Artisan Sponsors

Aihara & Associates Insurance Services Inc.
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
California Bank & Trust
Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco
Fukui Mortuary
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
Kiyohara & Takahashi, CPAs
Kubota Mortuary

Little Tokyo Towers
Mikado Little Tokyo
Onishi & Associates
Opportunity Fund
Pacific Commerce Bank
Drs. David and Donna Uyehara
Wells Fargo Advisors / Jonathan Tanaka

Additional Sponsors

Sake Cups and Gift Bags provided by:
Yamate, Daly, Iiyama & Moomey Family

Chopsticks Sponsor:
AMJ Construction Management

Water Bottle Sponsor:
Genesis LA

T-shirt Sponsor:
Michael A. Alvarez Jr. / Vision Media

Program Booklet Sponsor:
Gubb & Barshay

Ticket Sponsor:
Japanese American Bar Association

Wristband Sponsor:
Wells Fargo Advisors / Jonathan Tanaka

Silent Auction Donors

Alan Miyatake
Aquarium of the Pacific
The Autry Museum
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Discovery Cube
DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown
East West Players
Eyecare 20/20 Optometry
Feast from the East, Inc.
Fu-ga Izakaya & Bar
The Gourmandise School of Sweets & Savories
Green Street Restaurant
La Mirada Theatre
Laemmle Theatres

Landmark Theatres
Laugh Factory
The Little Jewel of New Orleans Grocery & Deli
Los Angeles Zoo
Miracle Springs Resort & Spa
Momoko Skin and Body Care
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County/La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Norm Langer, Langer’s Deli
Onishi & Associates
Original Tommy’s World Famous Hamburgers
Pacific Palms Resort
Pacific Park
Pacific Resident Theatre
Pala Casino Spa and Resort

Pasadena Ice Skating Center
The Pasadena Playhouse
Plum Tree Inn
PRP Wine International
Rafu Bussan, Inc.
Santa Anita Park
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sushi Gen
UCLA Athletics
Universal Pictures
USS Midway Museum
Western Bagel

Additional Event Information

The event entrance will be on Azusa Street (off of Second Street by Pinkberry).

Paid parking is available at independently operated lots throughout Little Tokyo for $5-10. See Go Little Tokyo’s map for a list of Little Tokyo parking lots. Or, you can take the Metro Gold Line to the Little Tokyo/Arts District Station.

Delicious Little Tokyo

Sake on the Rocks 2018 is part of Delicious Little Tokyo, a weekend of delicious food and drinks harvested from the streets of Little Tokyo. On Friday, July 20, 2018 and Saturday, July 21, 2018, select Little Tokyo restaurants will offer special menu items, giveaways, demonstrations and workshops. Come explore the culinary gems of Little Tokyo with your family and friends!


Please contact Emily Weaver for any questions about Sake on the Rocks 2018.

Produced in collaboration with Go Little Tokyo

Fundraiser benefiting Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC)

LTSC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, EIN 95-4444102