James Beard Foundation Dinner: Modern Sushi and Sake Dégustation

Yoshi Kousaka Jewel Bako/ NYC
Hiroko Shimbo Hiroko’s Kitchen/ NYC
Sake Sommeliers Hiroko Furukawa and Rick Smith Sakaya/ NYC

Enjoy an exquisite tasting of sushi and sake when renowned Japanese cuisine expert Hiroko Shimbo collaborates with sushi master Yoshi Kousaka at this spectacular dinner. Together with sake sommeliers Rick Smith and Hiroko Furukawa, the chefs have created a unique, contemporary menu that will showcase these two delicious emblems of Japanese culture.

Hors d’Oeuvre
Hirame Kobujime > Raw Flounder with Kelp and Cherry Blossoms
Goma Tofu > Sesame Seed Tofu
Nanohana Ohitashi > Rapeseed Leaf Salad with Dashi–Soy Dressing
Eggplant with Cashew Butter
Baby Back Ribs with Spicy and Tart Namban Sauce
Harushika Tokimeki Sparkling Sake
Simonnet-Febvre Crémant de Bourgogne Brut Blanc NV

Dinner
Yellowtail Tataki with Carrot–Kudzu Jelly
Tsukasabotan Fu-In Junmai Ginjo Sake

Assorted Sashimi > Tuna, Spanish Mackerel, Bass, Snapper, and Scallop
Sougen Junmai Sake
Louis Latour Grand Ardèche Chardonnay 2006

Miso-Braised Lamb with Spring Vegetables
Hiraizumi Yamahai Junmai Tokubetsu Sake

Assorted Nigiri and Maki > Bluefin Tuna, Tasmanian Ocean Trout, Golden Striped Amberjack, Eel, Japanese Fluke, Scallop, and Kabocha
Urakasumi Zen Junmai Ginjo Sake
Henry Fessy Moulin-à-Vent 2007

Black Sesame Parfait with Yuzu, Coconut, and Shiso
Satsuma Godai Umeshu Plum Shochu

Event Details
Mon, 05.11.2009
07:00 PM, US/Eastern

* JBF Members $125
* General Public $165

* Event Location:
The Beard House
167 West 12th Street
NYC

* Call 212.627.2308 to reserve.

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