The Joy of Sake

The world’s largest sake festival outside Japan is taking place this summer at the Metropolitan Pavilion and early bird tickets are now on sale.

Celebrating its 15th year he Joy of Sake will feature more than 400 premium sakes for sampling plus dishes from some of New York’s top Asian restaurants. 

Each year, The Joy of Sake offers sake aficionados the opportunity to try premium daiginjo, ginjo and junmai sakes, including gold and silver award-winners from the annual U.S. National Sake Appraisal. The event is also the only chance to taste more than 200 labels that are not otherwise available in the U.S. WithNew York’s booming Asian food scene, the event will showcase dishes from 18 restaurants, highlighting how sake pairs with cooking styles from rustic to refined. 

Tickets are $110 per person but for a limited time U can get $15 off with promocode EBIRD. 

Ideal For

Sake aficionados

Signature Dishes

In a nod to New York’s diverse sake food scene, appetizers from 16 restaurants will reflect the theme “From Kaiseki to Izakaya,” highlighting cooking styles from rustic to refined. Dishes will include SakaMai’s Dry-aged Duck Breastwith pickled garlic puree, Momofuku Ssam Bar’s Gochu-glazed Pork Ribs with cucumber pickles, and Gaijin’s luxurious Uni Ikura rice bowl.