Celebrate Japan’s Day of Sake by joining in the festivities at the 5TH ANNUAL SAKE DAY on Friday October 1st at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California (JCCCNC) in San Francisco’s Japantown. Sake Day 2010 will feature sake tastings from dozens of sake vendors and breweries, food and sake pairing stations, live Okinawan music by Sushi Cal Band, raffles, prizes, and more. Event presenters True Sake and Nombe Restaurant (Mari Takahashi, her husband and sake sommelier Gil Payne, and executive chef Nick Balla) will offer Japanese cuisine and street food to pair with amazing sakes. Other participants include Joto Sake, Take no Tsuyu Brewery (Japan), the Japan Prestige Sake Association, Hakuro Brewery, and the Akita Sake Promotion and Export Council.
Tickets are $75 through September 30th, and $80 at the door. (Don’t forget your valid ID.) Funds raised from the event will benefit the JCCCNC’s cultural, educational, recreational, and social programs.
Friday Oct 1, 2010
$75 regular; $80 at the door
Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California
1840 Sutter St. at Webster, San Francisco