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November 15, 2017 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Category: Sake Tastings
Location Name: Brooklyn Brewery

 Address: 79 N 11th St
New York,  New York 11249 United States

Event Category: Sake TastingsEvent Tags: EVENT_FOOD

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  • SUMO STEW Brooklyn 111517

    Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, 8-11PM

    @ The Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N 11th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

    SUMO STEW (#SUMOSTEW) is back in Brooklyn for its 17th round! Inspired by a trip to Japan, photographer Michael Harlan Turkell (harlanturk.com) returned to New York City with aspirations of importing this ancient sport and teamed up with Harry C Rosenblum, owner of The Brooklyn Kitchen (thebrooklynkitchen.com), a wonderfully multi-faceted cooking store and center for culinary education. The two created a series based around plentiful bowls of chankonabe, the “sumo stew” wrestlers prepare and eat before matches. The hearty broth is loaded with fortifying protein and vegetables. This, paired with the live streamed bimonthly grand tournaments, makes for a lively event, bringing hungry first time and long-standing sumo fans ringside.

    This round of SUMO STEW will feature Chicken & Yuba Chankonabe made by Brooklyn’s MoMo Sushi Shack. momosushishack.com

    Every guest will also get a special bento box, composed of Japanese-inspired dishes from top local chefs, including (subject to change):

    – Spicy Koji-Miso-Marinated Grilled Chicken by Wasan Brooklyn
    – Pork Belly Okonomiyaki by Otafuku
    – Ramen, Calamansi Ponzu, Panko, Prosciutto and Yolk by OKA
    – Carrot & Turnip Pickles by Samesa

    Our hosts at The Brooklyn Brewery will have on tap a selection of draft beers, from their year-round offerings, seasonal pours, and limited availability brews, including Sorachi Ace, an unfiltered golden farmhouse ale named after the Sorachi region of Hokkaido, Japan, and made with a Japanese hop varietal developed in the 1970’s, and only recently revived in Washington state. brooklynbrewery.com

    Nikka Whisky USA, the outstanding distillery that set off the Japanese whisky movement when founded by Masataka Taketsuru in 1934 will provide bottles of Nikka Coffey Grain to be served as a signature cocktail called “Makushita’s Revenge” by Joshua Levie of The Richardson (therichardsonnyc.com). nikka.com

    Also pouring will be Mizu Shochu 美鶴乃舞, a producer of Japanese shochu in Arita, Japan. Made from fermented barley and black koji, the refreshingly smooth 70-proof spirit will be offered neat or on ice with a slice of cucumber. mizushochu.com

    We’ll have plenty of sake from SOTO SAKE. sotosake.com

    ITO EN, global leaders in green tea and innovative beverages, will be showcasing their award-winning matcha LOVE. itoen.com

    And if all that’s not enough, we’ll end with a special dessert from Mr. Mochi. mrmochi.com

    It wouldn’t be a sumo party without tenugui, traditional hand dyed Japanese cotton towels from our good friend Ruri Kippenbrock of Wuhao newyork Inc. wuhaonyc.com

    Kaede NYC, a unique fashion consultancy that specializes in Japanese Kimono rental, styling and sales; will be providing discount yukata rentals for those wishing to attend SUMO STEW in style, as well as yukata sets and kimono jackets available for purchase at the event. kaedenyc.com

    Kikuichi New York, Inc. is the premier Japanese knife company. With a history of bladesmithing dating back to the days of the Samurai, our blades are unmatched in quality, beauty, and longevity. At Sumo Stew, we are proud to present Mr. Ryusuke Takahashi who is one of a handful of Master Knife Sharpeners in japan. He will be on hand to engrave any knife purchased at the event! kikuichi.net

    Tickets and information:
    www.sumostew.com
    (Must be 21+ to attend) (No refunds on tickets canceled 72 hours before the event)

    *The $55 ticket grants each participant a bento box, bowl of chankonabe, beer token, and two drink tickets to be used for a taste of sake, shochu or whisky – and round after round of sumo. Additional drinks will be available for purchase.

    **A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Japan Society. japansociety.org

    CONTACTS:
    Michael Harlan Turkell, [email protected], 646.808.4159
    Harry Rosenblum, [email protected], 718.389.2982

    ARIGATOGOZAIMASHITA:
    Sun Noodle (ramen), sunnoodle.com
    Happy Valley Meat Co. (beef), happyvalleymeat.com
    D’Artagnan (chicken), dartagnan.com
    Hodo Soy (yuba), hodosoy.com
    The Japanese Pantry (Japanese pantry ingredients), thejapanesepantry.com
    Kayanoya USA (dashi), usa.kayanoya.com
    Breville (Control Freak induction burners), brevilleusa.com

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