NYC: Dassai Tasting at Sake Hana

Sake Hana's Sake Class (Enhance your Sake knowledge) Dassai Tasting & Talk Meet the vintners from Dassai: Guest speakers from Japan discussing some of the secrets of the Dassai brewery. Tasting of all Dassai Sakes You will taste…

NYC: Elements of Sake Class II: Pairing Sake and Food

Elements of Sake Class II: Pairing Sake and Food! Please join me!! I am teaching a sake class at the Astor center called the “Elements of Sake II: Pairing Sake and Food.” The perfect follow-up to The Elements of Saké or an…

NYC: Elements of Sake Class

Elements of Sake Class! Please join me!! I am teaching a sake 101 class at the new Astor center called the “Elements of Sake.” This class is a fun, informative and tasty way to dive into the world of premium saké. I’ll…

Seattle: Sake Nomi Tasting with "The Sake Lady"

New Saké Tasting with "The Saké Lady" Event Organizer's Description: She's baaaaack! We're thrilled that Columbia Distributing's "Saké Lady," Hideyo Seek, will be gracing us with her presence on Thursday, July 30 @ 5-7 p.m. Hideyo…

Seattle: Sake Nomi Cinema

Saké Nomi Cinema: Saké Nomi Cinema: Sun., July 26 @ 5 p.m. Secrets of the Samurai Sword Please join us this Sunday, July 26 @ 5 p.m. for a special screening of Secrets of the Samurai Sword. This Nova documentary (originally…

LA: Joy of Sake Aftertaste: Origin of Aroma

Joy of Sake Aftertaste: Origin of Aroma At last, Joy of Sake's famous “Aftertaste” events have arrived in Los Angeles. Each tasting is built around a theme, and features entries from the U.S. National Sake Appraisal. Held for…

Minneapolis: Sake Meetup B.Y.O.B

The Twin Cities Sake Meetup Group BYO Sake and sake snacks to member Cory's place! Cory has generously offered up his place for a long overdue byos meetup. Please bring a sake to share and a snack that might go well with sake (or not...…

San Franciso: Sozai & Sake Story Dinner

Sake Story Food and Sake Pairing We are hosting sake importer Sake Story for a pairing of five of their breweries with four special tapas made by Chef Mari, and one Western tapas made by our guest Chef Jeff Banker, former executive chef of…
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Tony McNicol's Sake Brewery Photography

Tokyo-based photographer and journalist Tony McNicol recently contacted me to share his photo series from Terada Honke Sake Brewery located in Chiba Prefecture. I found these photos beautiful and to me they really conveyed the essence of life at a brewery.
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The Best Part of Cup Sake...

Here is a short video to share with you one of my favorite things about drinking cup sake... Enjoy!
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Cup Sake Event at Soba Totto

On July 16, 2009, Kanpai NY and Soba Totto co-sponsored a "Cup Sake Matsuri" with UrbanSake.com at the Soba Totto Bar. The event was part of "One Cup Sake" week here on UrbanSake.com. We had a great turn out and sold out all the cup sake they had!
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Cup Sake Videos: Ge-Ge-Ge no Kitaro!

It seems everyone in Japan knows the anime "Ge-Ge-Ge no Kitaro". Created by the famous Japanese artist Shigeru Mizuki (水木 しげる), Kitaro has had a wide impact on Japanese Popular culture. So much so that Chiyomusubi…
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Interview: Chizuko Niikawa, Sommelier & Cup Sake Fan

Our friend Chizuko-Niikawa-Helton of SakeDiscoveries.com is a famous Sake Sommelier and a fan of "cup sake". I recently caught up with Chizuko-san at the beautiful
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Cup Sake Guest Post: Todd Bellomy

I first met Todd Bellomy in 2007 when he contacted me through my website with a friendly email. Todd is a cool guy who is fluent in Japanese, a master beer brewer, and a gifted home sake brewer. Todd has always been so generous with his…
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Japan's Cup Sake Smackdown!

Did you know that there is a cup sake competition held each year in Tokyo, Japan? It's like the Oscars of one cup sake and every year a new winner emerges to claim the champions "cup"! The award is actually shaped more light an old time-y…
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Interview: Maki Osugi, Cup Sake Blogger

I first discovered Maki Osugi's 'One Cup Sake' Blog, bq69 collectibles, when I was searching the internet looking for any information I could find about Japanese one cup style sake. You can't imagine my surprise when I wrote to Maki-san and discovered he spoke fluent english! Below is the interview!

NYC: Elements of Sake Class

Sorry! This class is sold out! Please sign up for our April 29th Elements of Sake class Please join me!! I am teaching a sake 101 class at the new Astor center called the “Elements of Sake.” This class is a fun, informative…
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Urban Sake Interviewed on MTV Iggy!

I recently attended a fantastic sake event sponsored by Nishimoto Trading at Megu Tribeca. I got Interviewed by MTV and below is the result. I'm the only one in the whole video without subtitles! Check it out: mtviggy.com |…
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NYC: UrbanSake.com 'One Cup Sake' Night at Soba Totto

'One Cup Sake' Matsuri at Soba Totto UrbanSake.com and Kanpai NY are pleased to present... One Cup Sake Night at Soba Totto on Thursday July 16th at 7:00. Please join us as we celebrate One Cup Sake Week (July 13th - 19th) on UrbanSake.com…

Las Vegas: Sake Night at Kabuki Restaurant

Sake Night at Kabuki Japanese Restaurant From the Event Organizer: Meet a Master Sake Sommelier, Yuji Matsumoto. Reserve your seat today. http://www.kabukirestaurants.com/home.asp Sake & Food Pairings: 1 Person: $25 Couple: $40 3…

Las Vegas: Sake Night at Kabuki Restaurant

Sake Night at Kabuki Japanese Restaurant From the Event Organizer: Meet a Master Sake Sommelier, Yuji Matsumoto. Reserve your seat today. http://www.kabukirestaurants.com/home.asp Sake & Food Pairings: 1 Person: $25 Couple: $40 3…

Honolulu: Sushi & Sake Tasting

d'vine Hawaii Sushi & Sake Tasting Event Organizer's Description: Sushi & Sake Tasting--Its Back! Back by popular demand: Our Sushi & Sake Tasting! Taste 5 different sakes paired with a variety of awesome sushi and you get to keep your…

NYC: Joy of Sake Aftertaste: Magic of Rice

Joy of Sake Aftertaste: The Magic of Rice More than the mineral balance of the water, more than the variety of yeast, it's the rice itself that plays the biggest role in determining a sake's taste and texture. Over twenty different rice…

Englewood: Sushi & Sake Blast

Sushi and Sake Blast, Englewood NJ Event Organizer's Description: Tickets Include: ★ Unlimited sushi from top rated Japanese restaurants in Northern New Jersey including: MASA Sushi/Flying Fish Catering (Allendale), Daruma (Englewood),…

John Gauntner's Ebook: Sake's Hidden Stories

I recently downloaded John Gauntner's new ebook "Sake's Hidden Stories". John is world famous as "the sake guy" and if anyone has the insight to find the behind the scenes scoop on the reclusive sake world, he does. This ebook was a great…
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'One Cup Sake' Week Promo

'One Cup Sake' Week is coming to UrbanSake.com. Below is a quick promo video I made to promote all of our Online events during 'One Cup Sake' week. Want to try One Cup Sake in Person? UrbanSake.com and Kanpai NY are pleased to present……