Akita Sake Club Spring 2012 Tasting

Another spring, another Akita Sake Club tasting! And let me tell you, those Akita folks know how to enjoy their sake! This event is always a lot of fun and recently, has graciously included sake from other prefectures as well. All the…

Joy of Sake Aftertaste with Philip Harper at EN

New York's biggest nihonshu blowout, The Joy of Sake 2012, is heading our way soon. As a run up to the big day, there are some fun events taking place. The first of these was an evening of sake sipping and a little bit of sake learning…

Tamagawa’s Philip Harper at Sakagura

In Japan, a master sake brewer is known as a Toji. They train for years and it's their job to manage the day to day operations of sake production. And it's not everyday that a Toji superstar blows into town, so I wasn't about to miss my chance…

Deeply Madly Truly Dassai… Yopparai Style

Sake Bar Yopparai kicked off May with a fun evening of yummy-sake-drinking and good-food-eating by partnering with Dassai Brewery for an event called "Deeply Dassai, Yopparai Style". The event focused on a 5 course set menu, all paired with…

L. Rice Grand Feast 2012

There's one event each year you can rely on to provide some exotic food and sake, a dash of glamour and some killer views of the Park. We're talking about the Lucky Rice Grand Feast. Held annually and benefiting City Harvest, the Grand Feast…