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New York

The Wall Street Journal, “Miss Sake Charms, Just Like the Drink,” September 2014, “Nippon in New York,” September 2014, “The Joy of Sake Brings Japan To NYC,” September 2014, “Enjoying sake—with Japan’s Miss Sake,” September 2014, “New York City Celebrates The Joy Of Sake,” September 2014

Edible Manhattan, “Sake's Turn to Sashay Down the Runway,” September 2014, “Joy of Sake Kick Off Party at Blue Ribbon Izakaya,” August 2012

The Daily Meal, “15 Favorite Sakes to Try,” November 2011

Forbes, “Sake To Me: Sake Bewitches The Spirit World,” October 2011

Village Voice, “Sake Expert Assessor on The Joy of Sake,” October 2011, “joy of sake. new york 2011, recap,” October 2011, “Sake Devotees Flock to Joy of Sake 2010, America's Largest Sake Celebration Ever,” September 2010, “Interview: Chris Pearce and the Joy of Sake,” September 2008, “Gothamist at The Joy of Sake,” October 2007


Honolulu Magazine, “The Joy of Sake Honolulu 2015,” August 2015

Frolic Hawaii, “Party pics: Joy of Sake 2015,” August 2015

Hawaii Public Radio, “Joy of Sake: Chris Johnson,” July 2015

Hawaii Magazine, “How to drink sake like a pro at Hawaii's many sake-serving restaurants,” July 2015

KHON2, “Preparations underway for The Joy of Sake tasting,” July 2015

The Los Angeles Times, “In Honolulu, snap up the chance to sip sake--nearly 400 kinds of it,” July 2015

Honolulu Magazine, “Try 391 Sakes at the Joy of Sake Festival,” July 2015

Honolulu Magazine, “2015 Joy of Sake Media Preview,” June 2015

Frolic Hawaii, “Sipping toward the Joy of Sake: Kickoff party,” June 2015

Honolulu Magazine, “Joy of Sake: The biggest sake bash outside of Japan gets bigger,” July 2013

Honolulu Pulse, “‘Joy of Sake’ pours even more in 2013,” July 2013

Honolulu Weekly, “For Sake's Sake,” September 2012

KGMB, “Joy of Sake,” September 2012

InsideOut Hawaii, “Joy of Sake scheduled for July 20,” July 2012

Nonstop Honolulu, “Joy of Sake: The how-to guide,” September 2011

Honolulu Star-Bulletin, “Joy of Sake a Tasteful Delight,” September 2003

Las Vegas

Skylark Media, “Leaping for Joy (of Sake) at the World's Largest Sake Tasting Festival in Las Vegas,” September 2015

The Cuisineist, “The Joy of Sake Celebrates its 15th Year with a Stop In Las Vegas September 19th 2015,” September 2015

SoCal Restaurant Show, “The Joy of Sake Festival – Las Vegas,” September 2015, “The Joy of Sake Announces Restaurant Lineup for Las Vegas Debut at Caesars Palace on Sept. 19,” September 2015

Eater Vegas, “Get Happy for The Joy Of Sake Dining Menu at Caesars Palace,” September 2015

USA Today Travel, “Fall means food and beverage events in Vegas,” September 2015

The Las Vegas Food & Beverage Professional, “The Joy of Sake: Making Its First Appearance in Las Vegas on September 19,” September 2015

Las Vegas Sun, “The Joy of Sake,” September 2015

Vegas Seven, “Jumping for Joy (of Sake),” June 2015


Tokyo Weekender, “Taste the Joy of Sake, with a View of the Skyline,” October 2014, “Joy of Sake celebration returns to Tokyo on Nov. 7,” November 2013

Metropolis, “World's best sake celebration returns to Tokyo,” October 2013

Tokyo Weekender, “Experience the Joy of Sake with a penthouse view,” October 2013

Tokyo Weekender, “The Joy of Sake 2012,” October 2012, “Boozehound: The Joy of Sake,” November 2010

Press Releases

[5/14/2015] “The Joy of Sake Announces 2015 Festival Schedule” (PDF)

[4/4/2012] “Joy of Sake Contributes Cash Relief to Fifty Brewery Families” (PDF)

[6/15/2012] “Sake and Soul Food” (PDF)

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