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465 K Street, NW Washington DC 20001
Mt. Vernon Sq./Convention Center
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Mon - Fri
11:30a - 2:30p
12:00p - 2:30p
11:30a - 3:00p
Mon - Thu
5:30p - 11:00p
(last seating: 10:30p)
Fri - Sat
5:30p - 12:00a
(last seating: 11:30p)
5:30p - 10:00p
(last seating: 9:30p)
Forms of Payments
Opentable rewards checks
Kushi gift certificates
When: April 11, 2013 (Thursday)
5:30PM - 7PM
Class time: 90 minutes
Location: lounge bar at Kushi Izakaya & Sushi
Cost: $40 per person, plus tax and applicable fees.
Tickets can be purchased online or at the restaurant (202-682-3123).
Learn how to demystify sake ordering and drink like a pro.
Discussions about the different varieties of sake (from Junmai to Nigori), and learn the production process, and origins. Guests will sample 6 types of sake paired with delicate bites of hors d’ oeuvres from Kushi. During the tasting, guests will learn how to choose sake for different cuisines and occasions, with a take away of where they can purchase them at near-by retail stores.
Here are the tasting list:
- Hoyo Shining Prince (Tokubetsu Junmai, and a bigger style)
- Masumi Arabishiri First Run (Namazake, ginjo)
- Gassan Moon Mountain (Junmai Ginjo)
- Eikun Water Lords (Junmai Ginjo)
- Hoyo Kura No Hana Fair Maiden (Diaginjo style, and not a junmai)
- Kamoizumi Summer Snow (nigori)
One ticket also includes one glass of sake or beer. All guest must be 21 years of age or older. After the sake tasting event, guests are welcomed to mix and mingle and stay for the live taiko drumming performance that will follow at 8pm.
Space is limited; reserve now. Non-refundable.