Jacob Wojnar

A New Jersey native chef and food writer, Jacob has fostered a scholarly love for Asian food and culture for decades. With wide-ranging experience in the hospitality industry, he works to improve the public's understanding of food and make what might seem exotic a little more familiar.

  • Ramen Workshop
    San Mateo
    Monday, January 13, 2020, 6:30 pm

    Ramen Broths
    -Tonkotsu (pork-based)
    Ramen Noodles from Scratch
    Perfect Ramen Eggs and Shoyu Eggs
    Vegetable Tempura Appetizer
  • Sensible Sushi
    Menlo Park
    Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 6:30 pm

    Learn a variety of sushi rolling techniques using an assortment of fillings.
    Tuna Roll
    Mushroom Roll
    Shrimp Tempura Roll
    Cucumber Roll
    Vegetable Kinpira—colorful burdock and carrot side dish
    Inari Age—seasoned rice in a tofu pouch

  • Hanami: Cherry Blossom Festival
    San Mateo
    Monday, March 30, 2020, 6:30 pm

    Yomogi Pot Stickers—pork and shrimp filling with spring herb wrappers Pickled Vegetable Sushi
    Sake and Miso Glazed Grilled Salmon
    Sakura Mochi—with red bean paste
    Refreshing Tea Service
  • Dumplings Around the World
    Menlo Park
    Monday, April 20, 2020, 6:30 pm

    Pot Stickers
    Samosas—with potatoes, onions and peas
    Empanadas—with poblanos and cheese
    Pierogis—potato and onion filled