NBC 7’s Marianne Kushi Celebrates Year of the Pig With Traditional Japanese Feast

Ring in the New Year with a traditional Japanese feast

2019 is the Year of the Pig and for NBC 7 anchor Marianne Kushi's family, it's tradition to celebrate every New Year with a big Japanese-style feast.

Kushi says the meal often takes a week to prepare and food consists of raw and cooked delicacies like sauteed root vegetables, sashimi, caviars, fermented beans and mochi.

"It's a tradition that ties generations together 'down to the root,'" Kushi says.

Watch the video above to see the Kushi family prepare for their Year of the Pig feast. 

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