Four days from now and in the evening, the new taste will be celebrated in Japan.
It is the taste of the year's rice harvest, of course, that is the theme of niiname-sai (新嘗祭 — new taste ceremony, now usually known as Labor Thanksgiving day ), a perennial thanksgiving of sorts.
It is not rice, now, that is shown on this plate and stationery, but the theme, of course, is thanksgiving as well:
›› Isn't the plate that serves us so well with luscious delicacies at Thanksgiving also the perfect place to remind us to be thankful for just that? (Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, Outlook, Outlook Express)