Man does not live by bread alone. And a father, well, he needs even more, what with the middle of the night wake-ups, the tantrums, and the exploded filthy diapers. I have four children. Under the age of 10. Just
Boy, November has just begun and we have tasted a surfeit of terrific beverages. We do not receive many sake samples, alas, so we are always quite excited when one comes over the transom. Why? Simple—because Sake is oh-so-good. Ty
Hats off to Jason Wilson, who has written a very nice column on shochu, a Japanese distilled spirit, in the May 5, 2010 copy of the Washington Post. The piece gives the novice an introduction to this “Japanese vodka” by
Whisky in Japan—really? Yes, it’s true. There’s even a blog devoted to it. The Japanese have been making Scotch-like whiskey for roughly a century, and much of it is very well regarded. And, as this Reuters video shows, Japan’s appetite
The role out for this 15% ABV Sake is very snazzy. It has an eye-catching red bottle, playful East-Meets-West label stylings, and the website at http://www.SamuraiLoveSake.com/ is uber-polished. This item is billed as “Premium Niigata Sake Junmai.” What does this mean?
6/2009 GEKKEIKAN ZIPANG SPARKLING SAKENow, here is something interesting — sparkling sake. Typically, we take our sake with dinner. ZIPANG, though, has us thinking of sake as a midday or happy hour refresher, something to enjoy with or without light