Posts Written On December 11, 2018

The Holiday Bokksu! “Snow Festival” Featuring Hokkaido Delicacies

When you see Bokksu in the title, I believe you don’t feel strange of this name. I wrote an article in the summer to talk about this amazing real Japanese snack subscription. The first time I opened the box of Bokksu, I was totally amazed by how many snacks they have, and all of them come from Japan! As a girl who grows up in east Asia, Japanese snacks are always my forever favorite snacks.

Now the holiday is coming, let us see what do they have to this special occasion. As you know, Bokksu invites curious individuals to explore Japanese Culture through snacks. The only gourmet snack boxed sourced and curated directly from Japan, friends and families love gathering around their Bokksu every month and trying the unique flavors of these premium Japanese snacks.

Bokksu Holiday Offerings

The Limited Edition Bokksu x Bento&Co. with a collectible Bento box – $79
The Classic Bokksu – $39 (less with subscription)
Tasting Bokksu – $25 (less with subscription)
Milk Mochi
Theme: Snow Festival – Featuring the Snacks of Hokkaido 
Immerse yourself into a winter wonderland of delicious flavors with the Holiday themed Bokksu featuring Hokkaido delicacies. The Holiday Bokksu is the first to feature a pristine white and gold box, with limited edition gourmet Bento boxes available. Hokkaido, due to its unique climate and agricultural focus, is renowned for its wide variety of gourmet cuisines and artisanal delicacies. 
Hokkaido is a veritable foodie paradise! 
Mimosa of Snow White Chocolate and Cheddar Snack
White Chocolate infused Organic Qua Strawberry – available in the US only through Bokksu
Potato Butter Rice Crackers
Hoshino Hojicha
The December Bokksu features innovative new snacks including the Mimosa of Snow White Chocolate and Cheddar Cheese bars, alongside all-star favorite Bokksu classics such as the White Strawberry, a delectable organic strawberry which has been carefully preserved with and infused with White Chocolate for a delicately tart and sweet confection unlike anything you have tasted. Delicate melt in your mouth savory snacks include the Milk Mochi and the Potato Butter Rice Crackers. The Holiday Bokksu also includes their brand new private label Mikon Orange Candy and a warming Hojicha Green Tea Latte pairing from gourmet maker Hoshino. 
This is my box!
So excited to see all these lovely snacks, everyone looks cute and delicious. But I am going to bring them to parent’s place to share this with my family at Christmas. Of course I will wrap it up, letting the kids open it. I already can imagine how happy the kids will be to see these unique snacks from Japan! This is a great Christmas gift idea for your family as well, because who doesn’t love beautiful snacks?
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Prostate Cancer Foundation to Host The 2018 New York Dinner at Restaurant Daniel

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) hosted the 2018 New York Dinner at the Restaurant Daniel at 60 East 65th Street in New York City on Thursday, December 6th, 2018Dinner at Daniel will be an exquisite culinary experience with a special guest performance by Grammy® Award winners Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo to benefit the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The charitable organization founded by Michael Milken is dedicated to identifying and funding groundbreaking cancer research programs. The memorable evening will welcome leaders in medicine, top research scientists and distinguished New York City socialites to explore refined European cuisines, world-class wines and gracious hospitality at Restaurant Daniel.

This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s efforts advancing prostate cancer research. The 2018 New York Dinner will be a momentous occasion celebrating the generous support the partnership between PCF and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has received since its announcement a year prior. This year’s dinner follows a gracious $2.5 million gift presented by The Barry & Daria Foundation towards the PCF and VA partnership providing precision oncology to all veterans by establishing centers of excellence.

As the 2018 New York Dinner nears, many anticipate the surprises yet to be disclosed about the evening’s unique event experience. Throughout the dinner, notable guests will be recognized for their commitment to cancer research and their continued support of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Prostate Cancer Foundation is dedicated to discovering new and better treatments that will impact all prostate cancer patients. Dinner guests will enjoy a lively auction showcasing VIP experiences, luxury goods and destination getaways.

PCF’s Board of Directors includes business leaders such as Michael Milken, Lori Milken, Andrew J. Astrachan, James C. Blair PhD, Steven A. Burd, Peter T. Grauer, David H. Koch, The Honorable Earle I. Mack, Neal I. Rodin, Andrew C. von Eschenbach, MD; Drew Pinsky, MD, and radio and television host Clark Howard.

About the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF):

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating prostate cancer research. Founded in 1993, PCF has raised more than $765 million and provided funding to more than 2,000 research programs at more than 210 cancer centers and universities. The PCF global research enterprise now extends to 22 countries. PCF advocates for greater awareness of prostate cancer and more efficient investment of governmental research funds for transformational cancer research. Its efforts has helped produce a 20-fold increase in government funding for prostate cancer.

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