Latest Scoops in Sake

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When you think of New York's best cupcake, you probably don't imagine tofu on the ingredient list. But that hasn't stopped Kyotofu from piling up the awards for their sublime desserts...

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A few weeks back I blogged about the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, and it got me thinking about sake and about a very special store in San Francisco where you can discover a whole world of rice wine unlike anything else in town.

 

Sake is a big part of the springtime season, and a huge part of Japanese culture, period. My first memories of sake were as a 10-year-old boy living in Kobe. No, I wasn't an under-age alcoholic...

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For centuries, the Japanese have celebrated cherry blossoms and the birth of spring. And this year, like every year for the past 43 years, San Francisco's Japantown will host the annual Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival. Except, of course, this year is different...