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Dewa-sansan is dewa-liscious!

Scott and I had plans for a long time to see Michael and Joseph for a long overdue double date. Scott and I went to great lengths to find a unique place that was new to us all and we picked a new Japanese restaurant on east 6th street Chiyono.…
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Suprise! it's a Nigori Thanksgiving

I was invited to a thanksgiving Dinner in Jersey City. The dinner itself was delicious! everything a turkey dinner should be. The crowd was mostly friends from a fire Island share. SO, I didn't exactly fit into that mold, but it was a lovely…
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Sake or Saké

Oh Lordy... I've been at this a couple months and already I'm facing my first big moral dilemma. For the whole rest of my career with rice wine which is it? Do I go with... Sake or Saké?! well I kinda know the answer... saké…
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How does rice impersonate grapes- Welch's Sake?

Ok, never ever ever ever buy sake based on low price alone. I made this mistake this past weekend. I was at my favorite Sake shop Landmark with S. on sunday and I picked up a Nigori for thanksgiving. I wanted something else to sip on during…
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A real Jizake?

I picked up this sake at my trip to Mitsua on Nov 12. What caught by eye about this one was the big "Jizaki" sticker on the front of the label. I've learned this means a regional or local sake. What this really means is sake produced in…
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Nigori in the New York Times!

S. alerted me to an article in the New York Times about Nigori Sake. It's still not my favorite kind of Sake, but there is a lot there to be explored. I've had it about 3 times. it tastes a little "fermented" to me right now, but I may have…
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OK, everyone's doing it. let's go Organic.

Tonight i'm trying my first Organic Sake. It's also one of the first domestic sakes i've ever had. I picked this up on my trip to Mitsuwa last weekend. It's Sho Chiku Bai Junmai-Shu / Nama Sake. Produced by Takara Sake of berkely CA.…
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My first Saké tasting!

Descrip. of Nov 11 Landmark Saké tasting goes here.