Where to Buy Sake, Shochu, and Japanese Whisky During Lockdown

When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that liquor stores fell into the “essential business” category, the sound you heard was the collective sigh of New Yorkers who were relieved that they wouldn’t face the lockdown without any liquid courage. If you’re looking to replenish your stock for your next virtual kanpai at a Zoom Happy Hour, here is a list of notable liquor stores that have … Continue reading Where to Buy Sake, Shochu, and Japanese Whisky During Lockdown
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Senri Oe at Tomi Jazz

Senri Oe at Tomi Jazz Sunday, July 14 at 8:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Tomi Jazz – 239 E. 53rd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues) Cover: $10 Brooklyn-based Japanese jazz pianist Senri Oe will perform two sets at intimate Midtown East speakeasy Tomi Jazz. Oe’s career as a pop singer/songwriter in Japan spanned almost 25 years from 1983 until 2007. The Japan Grammy winner … Continue reading Senri Oe at Tomi Jazz
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Toki Highball Party at Takumen Japanese Izakaya and Noodles

Toki Highball Party Wednesday, July 3 from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Takumen Japanese Izakaya and Noodles – 5-50 50th Avenue, Long Island City Admission: $35 in advance/$40 at the door Takumen, an izakaya in Long Island City, is celebrating the installation of a Toki Highball Tower on the eve of the Fourth of July. Toki is a blended Japanese whisky by Suntory, whose founder, … Continue reading Toki Highball Party at Takumen Japanese Izakaya and Noodles
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Japan Society Presents Talk About Japanese Whisky

The Way of Whisky Thursday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $14/$11 Japan Society members, seniors, and students What makes Japanese whisky “Japanese”? That is the question award-winning author and whisky expert Dave Broom set out to answer in his book, The Way of Whisky: A Journey Around Japanese Whisky. Broom’s journey took … Continue reading Japan Society Presents Talk About Japanese Whisky