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Learning about grilled foods at Robataya with Aki and Grant

Robataya is such a special place, as is all the TIC Group establishments. I was so happy Grant became a fan as well, so when Aki came to town we couldn’t wait to introduce her. We were nervous about coming … Continue reading

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Satsko with Pauly and Brian

Wanting to test out my sommelier skills of choosing the right sake for everyone’s palate, I asked my friends what they usually like to drink. Brian said something smooth and sweet (a man after my own heart) but Pauly was … Continue reading

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Learning to like taru sake at Satsko

Meet up with some of my oldest friends for some sake and girl talk. We made it time for happy hour so all the ladies got the happy hour special but I had to be a snob and get the … Continue reading

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Taking a Language of Wine class at Astor Center with May Matta-Aliah

I have been tasting and studying sake for over ten years now and even though I know a hell of a lot about sake process and types, I am embarrassed for my flavor vocabulary. I am often tasting sake with … Continue reading

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Drinking a bottle of the fancy Pegasus sake with Jesse Salazar

Jesse, my long time sake and wine cohort, had saved a bottle of the very precious Hideyoshi Flying Pegasus to share with me. I am a very lucky girl! When you take this gem out of the multiple layers of … Continue reading

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