NYC: Sake Hana $20 Tasting

Sake Hana presents our Spring Sake Tasting. This special event is only $20.00 for our SAKE HANA CUSTOMERS! Come and sample 14 kinds of sakes,drink and meet the brewers, here all the way from Japan. This is your opportunity to learn more about…

NYC: Gaunter at Sakaya

John Gauntner & Miho Imada, Fukucho Brewer Will be presenting Sakes at Sakaya. The event starts with World renowned sake expert and author John Gauntner introducing his favorite sakes. In addition, Ms. Imada from Fukucho Brewery will be pouring…

NYC: Tasting at Sakaya

Sakaya Daimon Brewer & Tentaka Brewer Tasting. Mr. Daimon from Daimon Brewery will be pouring Tozai "Well of Wisdom" Ginjo and Tozai "Voices in the Mist" Ginjo. Also, Mr. Ozaki from Tentaka Brewery will be pouring Tentaka "Hawk in…

NYC: Cha-An Hanamai Tasting

CHERRY BLOSSOM SAKE TASTING AT CHA-AN The spring brings about a special Japanese tradition called “Hanami”. Under the cherry blossom trees that are in full bloom, sake and cuisine with seasonal ingredients are enjoyed. The event…
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Rihaku Tokubetsu Junmaishu

I had the pleasure of getting another chance to try the excellent Yakitori Totto on W. 55th Street. If you have not gone yet, give it a try. trust me. Scott and I were out with friends recently and we quickly powered through a carafe of Wakatake…

Sake Links and Resources

Want to explore the world of sake even more? Here are some Links and Resources: Recommended Books: Sake - A Modern Guide by Beau Timken The Sake Handbook by John Gauntner The Book of Sake by Phillip Harper Sake - A Drinker's Guide (out…

Sake Production Process

Sake Production Process: Coming Soon!
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SOY…. Borracho

Our Latest wonderful Sake Meetup group was at SOY tonight, and it was a B.Y.O.S. event. (bring your own Sake). It was amazing opportunity to try a wide rage of sakes and meet a wide range of sake lovers. Everyone brought interesting sake…
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Chrissy Snow Ginjo

Growing up with Three's Company I identified much more with sensible Janet, but I always had a spot in my heart for that wacky Chrissy Snow. Such unassuming beauty... and yet so naive and uncomplicated. The image of Chrissy Snow leapt to…
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St. Patrick’s Saké at Landmark

It's March 17th, that one day a year when everyone is Irish, large crowds search the city for green beer, and even Italian restaurants serve corned beef and cabbage. I'm as genuine 3th generation Irish-American as they come, but I found myself…

My Tart “Fair Maiden”

Last night I took my friend Scott B out for an early birthday dinner at a favorite Restaurant of mine, Momoya. Even though we were celebrating Scott's special day, he was kind enough to let me be all bossy and pick the sake. I took a risk…
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Diplomacy at Ambassador Wines

I had my very first trip to Ambassador Wines on the Upper east side recently. This is one of the most well known sake stores in the city. Now, normally I don't run to the liquor store on my lunch hour to stock up on sake, but... this was an…
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Happy Sake-versary

Scott and I had our first date at the Wild Lilly Tea Room in Chelsea just one year ago. Meeting for tea seems harmless enough, and last march, my tastes ran more to sencha than sake juice. This night was similar to last year in so many ways…
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A Dog’s Life – Chibi’s Sake Bar

I finally got to experience Chibi's bar in Soho. Jerin took me out for my birthday. The windows were lined with Sake bottles however, everything was a little heavy on the cocktail umbrellas. This place was nice and quiet - Jerin had it almost…