The Power of Shochu for Valentine’s Day at SakaMai and Karazishi Botan

Valentine’s Mask It Up Gift Set: Austin Power x Iichiko Shochu – NYC Friday, February 12 through Sunday, February 14 SakaMai – 157 Ludlow Street Karazishi Botan – 255 Smith Street, Brooklyn Cost: $32 per set This Valentine’s Day give a gift that supports local artists and your local restaurants! Sake Discoveries and Iichiko Shochu have teamed up with the one and only notorious “Baloney … Continue reading The Power of Shochu for Valentine’s Day at SakaMai and Karazishi Botan

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

All About Japanese Alcohol at Japan Society

Japan’s Alcohol Traditions: Sake, Shochu, Whisky & More Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenues) Admission: $15/$12 members, seniors & students The scope of alcoholic beverages in Japan encompasses traditional drinks like sake as well as Japanese interpretations of historically Western beverages. Japanese whisky, whose early fans included such luminaries as Jean-Paul Sartre and … Continue reading All About Japanese Alcohol at Japan Society