Japanese-Inspired Cocktail Tasting at Suzuki NYC

Japanese-Inspired Cocktail Tasting at Suzuki NYC

Thursday, January 23 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

SUZUKI Restaurant – 114 West 47th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Admission: $25

Umami Insider wants you to explore Japanese flavors that can kick your drinks up a notch at this Japanese-inspired cocktail tasting. Start 2020 with tasty new cocktails that blend Japanese ingredients such as yuzu pepper, Japanese rose syrup, amazake, and matcha powder.

Michelly Bari, a mixologist at SUZUKI restaurant’s III Pillars Bar and Lounge, excels at bringing culinary flair into the world of crafted cocktails. For this event, she has created four original recipes, adding delicious Japanese twists into each drink. Her creations showcase how elemental spirits such as gin, vodka, tequila, and rum can be integrated with premium Japanese ingredients.

Drink Menu

  • Yuzu SMASH! – Gin based / Ginger / Mint / YUZU PEPPER
  • Rum N’ Roses – Rum based / Passion Fruit / Lemon / Mint Liquor / JAPANESE ROSE SYRUP
  • Match-a Made in Heaven – Gin/vodka based / Avocado / Lemon / MATCHA
  • Amazake IV – Tequila based / Pink grapefruit / Kiwi / AMAZAKE

Drinks will be served with delectable appetizers that use Maruman’s Miso Marinade, which is a 130-year-old miso brewery in Nagano, Japan.

Appetizer Menu

  • Miso-marinated Fried Chicken (Karaage)
  • Veggie Sticks with Miso Dip

Included in the Ticket Price

Souvenir shot glass, a wide variety of Japanese condiments, a drink coupon at SUZUKI, and a storewide $15 off promo code at Umami Insider.


SUZUKI is a multi-venue establishment comprised of three distinct concepts located in Midtown Manhattan. The main dining SUZUKI is a modern Japanese izakaya restaurant, featuring a la carte dishes as well as quality sushi and sashimi. III Pillars Bar is a cozy, nine-seat bar/lounge serving cocktails, sake, and Japanese whisky. SATSUKI is their eight-seat omakase sushi bar. Chef Toshio Suzuki creates delicate sushi and sashimi perfectly matching the seasons. His traditional and classic approach to sushi and sashimi has been awarded One Michelin star three years in a row.

About Umami Insider

Umami Insider introduces a wide variety of recipes, ingredients, food culture, and cooking tips inspired by Japanese food to home cooks and culinary professionals in North America. Their passion for Japanese ingredients brought them to explore Japan to find pristine products crafted with great care and respect for tradition. Those high quality products that their team members love to use in the kitchen are now available through their online store.

For more information and to purchase tickets to the Japanese-inspired cocktail tasting, please visit Umami Insider’s Eventbrite page.

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