Arab News Japan
DUBAI: Tokyo’s WAGYUMAFIA hosted an onigiri breakfast fundraiser for victims of the Turkiye and Syria earthquake that struck on Feb. 6.
On Feb. 11, onigiri was served by three chefs from Narisawa, Teruzushi, and WAGYUMAFIA. A special soup and coffee was roasted and served by Hide Izaki.
The meal was charged at 10,000 yen per person and all proceeds will be donated to UNICEF.
On WAGYUMAFIA’s official Instagram, a special message was posted saying: “Thank you to everyone who participated in the onigiri breakfast fundraiser for Turkey and Syria. Every morning we wake up and make a breakfast like we did today, but I know there are many people who cannot do that anymore. It makes me angry and sad.”
The message added that they “steamed the rice, held the onigiri, and shared our souls together. Together we will overcome, together we will live tomorrow.”
Japanese Chef Takayoshi Watanabe, owner of Teruzushi, also said: “Many people have been affected, and I would like to express my heartfelt condolences.”