Preview: Sake Tasting Promotion @ Sakaya Sat. 5/7 @5pm

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Date(s) - 05/07/2016
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm



What’s Up? Free sake tasting @ Sakaya in the East Village

Damage? Free

Why you should go. If you’re going to be in the Village on Saturday night for a meet up with friends, then why not stop by Sakaya and taste some delicious sake. Over the years, I’ve acquired a taste for Japanese sake, partly because I’m a dry sherry sort of guy, but I also really love hot sake or atsukan. Although Sakaya is small shop, you’re in a nice area to enjoy some delicious food. For all you sake afficionados, don’t miss the upcoming annual sake tasting @ The Japan Society.

Spirikal says:

  • There is no dress code (what ever you’re planning to wear that evening)
  • Business cards are a must. Sakaya hosts and sponsors sake-related events.
  • Don’t drink on an empty stomach!
  • Nearby spots? Glad you asked.
  1. Curry Ya – a Japanese curry. Although it will never match an Indian curry, this crowded hole in the wall offers delicious curry, fried pork cutlet and draft beer.
  2. Decible Sake Bar – continue your sake experience 240 E 9th St between Second and Third Ave
  3. Gyu Kaku – 34 Cooper Sq (South of Astor Place) Japanese barbecue, if you don’t mind grilling your meal, then this place is worth a visit.
  4. Love Mamak 174 2nd Avenue. Eat-and-go noodles. Try the mixed seafood curry laksa. Delicious!
  5. Root & Bone – 3rd Ave (between 1st & A) the shrimp, cheezy grits are really fantastic
  6. Yokocho – Izakaya restaurant, the speak-easy Angel’s Share cocktail bar is located inside behind a wooden door.