The Joy of Sake Logotype


Thursday, August 4, 2022


6:30 pm–9:30 pm


Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011


$120 per person

The admission fee includes appetizers from participating restaurants and unlimited samplings of sake.



  • MTC
  • Niigata Sake Selection
  • Marussia Beverages USA (Akashi Tai)
  • World Sake Imports
  • Heaven Sake
  • Sakeman
  • Asahi Shuzo
  • Skurnik Wines & Spirits
  • Omurasaki Beverage Company (Uka)
  • Sake Discoveries
  • Brooklyn Kura

The Joy of Sake returns to New York for its 17th annual celebration with 576 different labels from throughout Japan and the U.S. West Coast available for tasting. Sake-themed appetizers from top New York restaurants add to the enjoyment, making The Joy of Sake the event of the year for the city’s sake enthusiasts.


The Joy of Sake celebrates good sake, good food and good friends. Participating restaurants distinguish themselves not only by their outstanding cuisine, but also by their appreciation of the luster that fine sakes add to a meal. (Appetizer photos to come)


6 Bond Street
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 212-777-2500

Featured Dish:
Snow Crab Hiyashi Chawanmushi
ikura, chili ponzu


211 East 43rd Street, B1
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-953-7253

Featured Dish:
1. Hiyashi Madai Chazuke
cold dashi rice soup with sea bream, sansho, oba and nori

2. Buta Kakuni
braised pork belly with wasabi mushed potato, shishito, gobo


49 Clinton Street
New York, NY 10002
Phone: 212-777-7253

Featured Dish:
Tokoroten 4 Ways
(1) soy & vinegar, (2) ume w/micro greens, (3) sweet red bean broth, (4) kuromitsu & kinako


319 Bowery
New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-577-1150

Featured Dish:
Classic Futomaki
cucumber, avocado, tamago, kanpyo, shiitake, spinach goma-ae, topped with toro tatare and ikura


207 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 646-398-9770

Featured Dish:
Sautéed Bok Choi with Yuba

En Japanese Brasserie

435 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
Phone: 212-647-9196

Featured Dish:
Ebi Shinjo + Shishito Peppers


36 W 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
Phone: 646-351-6258

Featured Dish:
Prosciutto Maki
prosciutto, crab meat, avocado

Sen Sakana

28 West 44th St
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 221-9560

Featured Dish:
Torched Salmon Ceviche
with yuzu leche d’tigre


40 Kenmare St
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 256-9280

Featured Dish:
Curry Arancini
sweet rice croquette filled with vegetables, melted cheese and housemade Japanese curry sauce

Sarashina Horii

45 East 20th Street
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 917-409-0546

Featured Dish:
1. Sarashina Soba Sushi Roll
with snow crab

2. Soba Seed Risotto
with mushrooms and truffle


398 10th Ave
New York, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 920-6816

Featured Dish:
Wagyu Gyoza
pickled cabbage, sesame chili oil, black garlic ponzu

Rule of Thirds

171 Banker Steet
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Phone: 347-334-6684

Featured Dish:
Tsukemono Skewer
sake kasu-pickled cucumber, anchovy, olive, bell pepper, cherry tomato


47 Prince Street
New York, NY 10012
Phone: 646-429-9315

Featured Dish:
Crispy Rice
spicy tuna, jalapeno, eel sauce


261 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-544-9862

Featured Dish:
Hamachi Tartare Temaki
truffle mayonnaise, cucumber and tenkasu


328 Douglass Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: 718-855-2620

Featured Dish:
Yukhwe (Wagyu Beef Tartare)
nori chips, pickles, unimayo

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