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The Joy of Sake New York

The Joy of Sake New York

Wednesday, September 27, 2017, 6:30pm–9:30pm

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017




Metropolitan Pavilion


$95 per person


The Joy of Sake returns to New York for its 12th annual celebration. This is the largest sake tasting in the world outside Japan, with a superb array of premium labels and the best in traditional and contemporary Asian cuisine. The sakes are in peak condition, the food sublime, the crowd amazing. It’s a one-of-a-kind event, just once a year in New York City.

Featuring over 400 premium labels from every part of Japan and sake appetizers from 16 of New York’s finest restaurants. Easy access on the 1 Line (18th Street). Tickets available on-line.

Joy of Sake New York


The Joy of Sake celebrates good sake, good food and good friends. The restaurants below distinguish themselves not only by their outstanding cuisine, but also by their appreciation of the luster that fine sakes add to a meal. Restaurants that participated in Joy of Sake 2016 are listed below with the appetizers they served.

15 East

15 E 15th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-647-0015

Featured Dish: Cherry Wood Smoked Duck with shiitake, satsuma yam, scallion, red wine miso sauce


6 Bond Street
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 212-777-2500

Featured Dish: Cured Aurora Salmon Layered Sushi with smoked ikura, shungiku chrysanthemum greens and sudachi

Sushi Nakazawa

23 Commerce Street
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212-924-2212

Featured Dish: Fresh Scallop with yuzu pepper and sake sauce


211 E. 43rd Street, Basement Level
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-953-7253

Featured Dish: Gyusuji Konnayaku Nikomi: shredded beef short ribs and konjac yam topped with scallion


261 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-544-9862

Featured Dish: Hamachi Ceviche with shiso and scallop crisp

En Japanese Brasserie

435 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212-647-9196

Featured Dish: Torotaku: Fresh Tuna Belly Tartare in a nori wrap


87 7th Avenue S.
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212-691-7885

Featured Dish: Yellowtail Tiradito with avocado, pickled red cabbage, crispy wonton skin and aji amarillo


190 Avenue B
New York, NY 10009
Phone: 212-674-4500

Featured Dish: Imperial Wagyu Beef Tataki with nori, savory chawanmushi custard and scallion


157 Ludlow Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 646-590-0684

Featured Dish: Poke Trio from the sea: Big Island Classic Ahi Poke, Yakumi Salmon Poke and Oahu Shrimp Poke

Aburiya Kinnosuke

213 E. 45th Street
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-867-5454

Featured Dish: Shoyu-cured Uni with spicy yuzu; and Wagyu Beef Sukiyaki


128 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10009
Phone: 646-892-3050

Featured Dish: Poke Trio from the land: Beef Poke, Taro Poke and Zucchini and Eggplant Poke

O Ya

120 E. 28th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-204-0200

Featured Dish: Fresh Yellowtail with Vietnamese mignonette


333 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone: 718-260-8052

Featured Dish: Snow Crab Sunomono with lightly pickled cucumber and wakame

The Crimson Sparrow

746 Warren Street
Hudson, NY 12534
Phone: 518-671-6565

Featured Dish: Smoked Mussel with celery, scallion and bay leaf


328 Douglass Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: 718-855-2620

Featured Dish: Oyster with kimchee gelee


151 Rivington Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212-777-7253

Featured Dish: Steamed Dumplings of Shrimp and Black Cod

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