Sake


March 20, 2017

Event Recap: Succulents + Sake @ Sunset Magazine

by Kayoko

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Yoko and I were so excited to be a part of “Succulents + Sake” at Sunset magazine’s HQ, right here in Jack London Square in Oakland. 

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February 8, 2017

Happy Hour: In the Mood For Love

by Kayoko

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When we talked about me creating a cocktail with the theme of love for Valentine’s day, I balked.

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January 12, 2017

Try this Special Sake with Your Favorite Comfort Foods

by Umami Mart

Tokubetsu means special, and Souden Tokubetsu Junmai is indeed a special sake. Last year, Yoko and Kayoko visited Kitaya, the brewery in Kyushu, Japan that makes this earthy brew.

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December 16, 2016

The Umami Reader: Try This Instant Ramen Hack

by Sarah
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This is not instant ramen. Photo via Ramen Kawashima

– If Ichiban and Cup Noodles are regulars in your culinary repertoire and you’re looking for new ways to jazz up your instant ramen fix, here’s a suggestion for you: Just add sake.

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December 15, 2016

Sake Gumi News: funk•y (December 2016)

by yoko

um_sakegumi_logoDecember sakes ship today for Sake Gumi, our monthly sake subscription club. If you like what’s on deck here, you should join!

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December 13, 2016

Today Only: 10% off One Cup Sake Gift Set

by Umami Mart

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Today the marks the first day of our 12 Days of Christmas holiday deals. Every day, from today through December 24, we’ll offer a new one-day only deal on a product in our shop.

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November 22, 2016

A Visit to Kitaya Brewery in Kyushu

by Kayoko

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As we celebrate Scorpios this month in Sake Gumi, our sake club selections are centered around yamahai and kimoto-style sakes.

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November 8, 2016

Sake Caliente Pop-Up at Azasu NYC

by Kayoko

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The sake scene in New York City is dynamic. When I lived there from 2002-2008, the sake trend was definitely in development, and as a worker-bee in Midtown Manhattan, I was fortunate enough to spend many a late-nights at Sakagura, one of NY’s famed sake bars and other Japanese watering holes in the area.

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October 18, 2016

Eat + Drink Here Now: Nomica

by Patrick
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All photos by Patrick Lu

Nomica is a new restaurant in San Francisco that offers a modern take on Japanese food and drinks.

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October 15, 2016

Sake Gumi News: Legends and Folklore (October 2016)

by yoko

um_sakegumi_logoOctober sakes ship today for Sake Gumi, our monthly sake subscription club. If you like what’s on deck here, you should join!

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