Dassai Lecture at The Brooklyn Kitchen

Last night I spoke at a fun and unique Dassai Sake Brewery Tasting. The event was held at The Brooklyn Kitchen and featured four kinds of Dassai Sake, food cooked to prefection with Dassai Sake Lees by Chef Mori of Kyoya and outrageously awesome…

Tasting Tenryo at Sakaya

I found myself in the east Village this past weekend and made it in time to stop by Sakaya for a nice tasting! This day, Rick and Hiroko were featuring a sake from the Tenryo Sake Brewery in Gifu, Japan. Mr. Matasuke Uenoda, Marketing Director…

Shichida Sake Night at Kirakuya

Sing it with me: "Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens and Shichida Sake are a few of my favorite things!" Well... that being the case, I would never miss a Shichida Sake Brewery tasting! Brewery President Shichida was in town and a…

Kagatobi Night at Shinbashi Restaurant

Another Night, Another Kagatobi! The good folks from Fukumitsuya Brewery have been in town and hosting events all over the city. Last Thursday was a special night with Kagatobi sake flowing freely, all poured by Mr. Yageta vising all the way…

Nishimoto Premium Sake Event 2012

Nishimoto Sake Importers hosted it's annual big sake blowout on June 3rd at the Astor Center in NYC. The tasting this year was a big deal because the event marked the 100th anniversary of Nishimoto in the U.S. This Nishimoto event was…

Sake Tasting at the Brooklyn Kitchen

This past Saturday, the Brooklyn Kitchen hosted a sake tasting. The 3 hour tasting cost a mere $25 and was sincerely an amazing opportunity to meet some sake brewers live and in person and immerse yourself the intoxicating world of Nihonshu.…

Kagatobi Night at Sakagura

I recently attended a fun evening at Sakagura Restaurant featuring Kagatobi sakes. Kagatobi is one of the flagship brands of the Fukumitsuya Sake Brewery. Visiting all the way from the Fukumitsuya Brewery were Mr. Fukumitsu and Mr. Yageta…