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The Joy of Sake New York

The Joy of Sake New York

Friday, June 15, 2018, 6:30pm–9:30pm

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Friday, June 15, 2018




Metropolitan Pavilion


$110 per person



  • Gekkeikan
  • WSI
  • Enter Sake
  • Asahi Shuzo
  • MTC
  • Sake Discoveries
  • Miss Sake

The Joy of Sake returns to New York for its 13th 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).

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 2017 are listed below with the appetizers they served.

15 East

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

Featured Dish: Foie Gras and Truffle Chawanmushi


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

Featured Dish: King Crab Dashimaki Tamago with roe

Momofuku Ssäm Bar

207 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-254-3500

Featured Dish: Gochu-glazed Pork Ribs with pickled cucumbers


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

Featured Dish: Seared Scallop drizzled with olive oil and topped with sea urchin, chopped wasabi and tonburi


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

Featured Dish: Spicy Tuna Temaki with pickled cucumber & tenkasu

En Japanese Brasserie

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

Featured Dish: Aburi Miyazaki Gyu 
Lightly torched specialty Japanese beef


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

Featured Dish: Yellowtail Taquitos, Samba-style

Ivan Ramen

25 Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 646-678-3859

Featured Dish: Mouthwatering Shrimp with togarashi, kohlrabi, scallion

Brooklyn Ball Factory

95 Montrose Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Phone: 718-387-5296

Featured Dish: Japanese Meatball Rice


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

Featured Dish: Dry-aged Duck Breast with pickled garlic puree

Sen Sakana

28 W 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 212-221-9560

Featured Dish: Ceviche De Pescado with lightly torched salmon, lime juice, aji limo,  cilantro leche de tigre


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

Featured Dish: Yukhwe Beef Tartare with Korean pear, puffed shrimp rice, cured yolk


439 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Featured Dish: Tuna with anchovy cream, masago, kalamata olive, egg bottarga


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

Featured Dish: Beef Tataki with onion soy vinaigrette


37-12 31st Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11103
Phone: 929-328-2890

Featured Dish: Uni Ikura Donburi rice bowls


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

Featured Dish: Ebi Shinjo

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