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The Joy of Sake Returns to NYC August 4th The Joy of Sake, the world’s largest sake tasting outside Japan, returns to NYC on August 4th after a three-year pandemic hiatus. This year’s Joy of Sake will be the biggest sake celebration in the city’s history, featuring a record 576 competition-level sakes available to taste. Fifteen top restaurants will be serving sake-inspired appetizers; confirmed restaurants include newcomers like Kissaki, Sarashina Horii, Towa, Juban and Kimika, along with returning favorites like Sakagura, En Japanese Brasserie, Insa, Sen Sakana, Zuma, Bond St, Yopparai and more.
Now in its 21st year, The Joy of Sake celebrates the ancient art of sake-brewing with a walkaround tasting where attendees will be able to taste the full spectrum of sake styles in the premium daiginjo, ginjo and junmai categories from every sake-brewing region in Japan, including over 300 sakes not otherwise available in the US. S The Joy of Sake will take place on Thursday, August 4th from 6:30pm – 9:30pm at the Metropolitan Pavilion 125 W. 18th Street, NYC. Tickets are $120 and available at www.joyofsake.com