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SAKE

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LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Sep 18, 2022
Recipe: Sake spritz
A dash of bitters, a glug of wine and an orange slice is a template ripe for experimentation.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Aug 14, 2022
Subterranean sake: Cave aging Japan’s national drink
Sake isn't usually aged. When it is, though, it's virtually never done over years in repurposed underground caverns.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Aug 7, 2022
Sip on sake’s unfiltered kin at Heiwa Shuzo’s new brewpub
Even from across the bar, there's no mistaking a bottle of milky doburoku for sake, its refined counterpart.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Jul 30, 2022
Japanese brewer releases ultra-expensive sake made from hand-cultivated rice
The unusually high price tag reflects the commitment of three people from disparate industries who were determined to create something of lasting value.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jul 17, 2022
Drinks first: Reverse engineering the traditional pairing menu
Who says bartenders have to play second fiddle in the pairing menu business?
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Jul 3, 2022
Across Tokyo, a retro-chic izakaya revolution
Neon on the walls, K-pop on TV, and, of course, cheap eats and drinks up. Have izakaya (Japanese pubs) found the secret to success with young revelers?
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LIFE / Travel
Jun 27, 2022
Hokkaido sake brewer looks to post-COVID gastro-tourism market
While Kyoto and Hiroshima are likely be the go-to choices for many first-time visitors to Japan, Hokkaido could be a tempting travel experience for those visiting again.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Apr 12, 2022
Sake springs eternal at Yumegokoro Shuzo
Welcome in the season with warmer weather, longer days and sake as fresh as a sea breeze.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 16, 2022
Master brewer teaches tradition to rivals and sake brewer heirs
Technologies are all made public sooner or later, perhaps the free flow of information will encourage a better flow of sake.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Feb 12, 2022
Tour Japan's luxury ryokan without stepping a foot outside of Tokyo
The 'Essence of Japan' series brings several 'okami,' the female proprietor of a traditional inn, from across the country to act as guides to regional specialties.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jan 29, 2022
Whisky to join gin on the menu at Niseko Distillery
Distillery's Ohoro Gin takes inspiration from its northern surroundings, the name even coming from the Ainu language.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Dec 26, 2021
Brewer and chef team up for an adventure in 'Saketronomy'
Naohiko Noguchi collaborations aim to present Komatsu, Ishikawa Prefecture, as a destination for gastronomic adventures.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / TOKYO FOOD FILE
Oct 2, 2021
An Com: Modern Vietnamese meets modern sake
An Com takes the beguiling flavors of Vietnam and reinterprets them with Japanese inflections, giving its dishes a sophistication that feels entirely suited for its contemporary setting.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
Sep 11, 2021
Onigiri for Love: Little packages from chefs with big hearts
Yoshihiro Narisawa and Wagyumafia's Hisato Hamada launched the rice ball charity project as a way to support producers in rural areas and express thanks to Japan's health care workers.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Aug 21, 2021
Teetotal no more and order craft alcohol online
The state of emergency may be ongoing, but you can still support Japanese sake and cocktail producers from home by ordering craft alcohol online.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / Destination Restaurants 2021
Jul 17, 2021
Tonoya Yo: Japan's fermentation fundamentals, made modern
Chef, brewmaster and hotelier Yotaro Sasaki takes locally grown Tono rice and traditional fermented fare to new culinary heights.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jun 12, 2021
The secret to this sake’s flavor? Aging it underwater
What started as an experiment has turned into a way for Otokoyama Honten brewery to recover from the 2011 Tohoku triple disaster.
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LIFE / Food & Drink
May 8, 2021
Get talking: U.S.-Japan brewers' 'Sake Dialogue' forges taste for collaboration
Riding the craft beer boom in the United States, Japanese sake exporters target the U.S. market.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / FOCUS
May 3, 2021
Aged like fine wine? Reviving the forgotten culture of vintage sake
Fine wine is not the only thing that gets better with age, and a venture firm hopes to prove that by reviving the long-forgotten culture of Japan's homegrown vintage sake.
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LIFE / Food & Drink / Longform
Apr 19, 2021
The female brewers shaking up Japan’s sake industry
Bringing a fresh perspective to the brewing process, women are increasingly producing inspirational new interpretations of the nation's traditional alcoholic drink.

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