The Philadelphia International Flower Show is about a lot more than gardens. This morning, Subaru of America, Inc. , the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia and restaurateur Madame Saito, unveiled a 6 -foot-long edible sushi garden to honor the Show’s new international title.
Saito, owner and chef of Philadelphia’s Le Champignon de Tokio, and a team of eight, created the sushi garden, which included butterfly-shaped maki, a cherry blossom tree made from chocolate and ginger, her famous Philly rolls (smoked salmon and cream cheese), vegetarian tear drops and more.
Saito announced she is opening a new restaurant, The Headhouse, at 122 Lombard Street.
Subaru of America, Inc., has been the premier sponsor of the Flower Show for nine years. Don’t miss Subaru’s Japanese garden and tea house on the Show floor several gardening demonstrations by Subaru in the Gardener’s Studio throughout Show week.