restaurant and bar
Oct. 1. 2021 writer:
SAKETIMES Correspondent reports what's going on around the world.
Nov. 6. 2019 writer:
We talk to Marie Chiba at her bar in Ebisu, where she delights patrons with unique sake and food pairings.
Oct. 22. 2019 writer:
In the news this week: For those who love sake so much they want to bathe in it, Hoshinoya Tokyo has your number. Then, Shiokawa Sake Brewery and partners are finding out how possible it is to make sake in the vastly different environment of Vietnam. Finally, Finland’s premier sake spot, Zen Sushi, will be holding a special intimate tasting full of fall flavors.
Jun. 25. 2019 writer:
In the news this week: Sake brewing makes its triumphant return to Hawaii with Islander Sake Brewery. Then, a new Japanese restaurant from a celebrated Seattle chef opens with a focus on sake. Finally, Sumiyoshi Shuhan thinks it has found the perfect aromatic environment for its two locations to heighten customers’ enjoyment of sake.
Jun. 18. 2019 writer:
In the news this week: A worldwide survey of sake takes a peek at what people like and want to see more of in the future. Then, a new sake tasting stand is bringing even more people to a taste of Niigata in Tokyo. Finally, will sake breweries follow in the footsteps of Japan’s hot springs as prime investment opportunities?
Jun. 4. 2019 writer:
In the news this week: Japan asks the people of France how well they think sake goes with France’s own world-class food. Then, explore new brands of sake through the anime Miki No Mikoto and its limited time collab with Tokyo's Otsuka Norengai bar district. Finally, put the final touch on any bottle of sake with a high-quality samurai helmet bottle-topper based on everyone’s favorite feudal lords of Japan.
Apr. 30. 2019 writer:
In the news this week: It’s Detroit Rock Sake as several brands of KISS Sake roll out over the year at Tower Records. Then, you can be one of the lucky owners of the first ever sake brewed in Paris by the trailblazers at WAKAZE. Finally, Gekkeikan had the brilliant idea of surveying duty free staff in order to customize a sake that appeals especially to foreign visitors.
Apr. 9. 2019 writer:
In the news this week: Like the first flowers of spring, new sake bars are opening up all over Taiwan these days. Then, a long overdue fridge exclusively for sake lovers is becoming a crowdfunding magnet. Finally, this year New Zealand isn’t just bringing its best rugby players to Japan; they’re bringing their best wines to the new bar Rangitoto in Tokyo.
Mar. 5. 2019 writer:
In the news this week: A brand new variation of sake is delivering Parisian chefs into spiritual bliss. Then, a simple yet cleverly effective sticker may help global sake sales. Finally, 20-somethings are likely to spend more on sake for themselves and loved ones, according to a recent survey.
Jan. 22. 2019 writer:
In the news this week: Let an artificial intelligence guide you to your ideal brand of sake at the Yummy Sake Week event in Tokyo. Then, Brussels gets its first ever sake bar at none other than the EU headquarters! Finally, Koreans, Taiwanese, and Hong Kongers agree: "drinking sake" is the best reason to travel to Japan in the winter.
Jan. 10. 2019 writer:
It's winter again in many parts of the globe, which means it's the best time to explore the world of hot sake. Even if you’ve tried it before, it’s likely your hot sake experiences until now were just probing the surface of this particular rabbit hole.
Jan. 8. 2019 writer:
In the news this week: Not only is New Zealand ready to compete in rugby this year in Japan, but they are bringing their sake game too, with Zenkuro. Then, will you be one of the very few lucky owners of a bottle of Link 8888, an experimental and highly exclusive sake matured in Chivas Regal barrels? Finally, Iki was an island once overflowing with sake, only to go dry 28 years ago, but one brewery has stepped up and decided to bring it back!
Nov. 16. 2018 writer:
Join us for a whirlwind tour of all you need to know about yuzu and its uses in everything from sake to snacks.
Aug. 17. 2018 writer:
"It's not my nature to think of change as change — I’m just doing what I want to do."
Apr. 20. 2018 writer:
Choosing the best cup for that delicious sake
Feb. 9. 2018 writer:
American bartender Alex Barker discusses going from newbie-to-expert and how to find the right sake for you.
Jan. 26. 2018 writer:
Yata is a laidback, standing-style sake bar. The perfect bar to try a glass of sake on the way home from sightseeing in Shibuya or Shinjuku and a great place for beginners to get into sake.
Aug. 17. 2017 writer:
This Ginza sushi restaurant operates on the principle of making customers comfortable by paying meticulous attention to every single aspect of their dining experience.
Apr. 17. 2017 writer:
Doburoku, a rather elusive sake of old just made its return to Tokyo and the SAKETIMES team simply couldn't wait to get a taste.