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 great sacramento event this weekend !

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  • Location: sacramenty , CA
great sacramento event this weekend ! Mon, 08/3/09 7:24 PM (permalink)
 for those of  you in the area or even worth a drive , its time for the 63rd  Buddhist food and cultural festival -and what food it is , also amazing atmosphere throughout... its at 2401 Riverside Blvd., Sacramento, CA  95818
Here are some hghlights 

More than 750 church members volunteer to bring this
annual cultural event, which is in its 63rd
consecutive year, to the Sacramento community.
Estimated attendance for the two-day event is 40,000
to 50,000 people.
One and a half tons of rice cleaned cooked and
consumed in traditional Japanese cuisine.
10,000 + pounds of chicken seasoned and barbecued
for chicken teriyaki.
400 pounds of shrimp cleaned and cooked for tempura
and sushi delicacies.
1,500 pounds of beef prepared for teriyaki meat
sticks and sandwiches.
500 pounds of noodles prepared for hot and cold
2,000 pounds of charcoal used to cook teriyaki
chicken and teriyaki beef sticks.
150 gallons of soy sauce used to create authentic
marinades and other seasonings.
500 pounds of sugar and 100 pounds of salt used in
preparation of various  seasonings.
6 tons of ice used to cool drinks, keep fish sushi
fresh and make refreshing snow cones. Also lots of icy cold beer!

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    • Location: sacramento, CA
    Re:great sacramento event this weekend ! Tue, 08/4/09 6:42 AM (permalink)
    I'm gonna be there early, to get in line for the chicken teriyaki and sno cones!  I hope the beer is still cheap, $3. for a big cup.

    Oh, yeah there's cultural stuff, too lol
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