Tuesday, May 16, 2017 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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3674 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110United States
The Japanese have a saying that sake never fights with food. To this assertion, John Lee and Todd Eng will show you how to pair a variety of sakes with one of our favorite bivalves: the delicious oyster. Never mind that most oyster joints present a lengthy white wine list to their customers; we will demystify any thought that sake can't stand its ground against wine, and that perhaps sake is a more ideal partner for your next oyster outing. John and Todd are also happy to answer any general sake questions you may have.
In this class, you'll taste a variety of sakes, including San Francisco-brewed Sequoia Sake, and half a dozen raw oysters from Water 2 Table.
Thanks to Sequoia Sake, Sake Brothers, and Water 2 Table for their participation in this event.
John Lee is the Alcohol Department Head at Bi-Rite Market. Certified as a Sake Professional by the Sake Education Council, he is eager to share his joy of sake. John is an alum of 18 Reasons having previously managed the 18th Hour Café and taught the Knife Skills class.
Todd Eng is the former Sake and Wine Specialist at the Dajani Group (Tsunami Sushi and Nihon) here in San Francisco, and is the founder of Sake Brothers, increasing awareness of Japan's Finest Craft Beverage and appreciation for its quality and versatility. Todd is certified as an Advanced Sake Professional by the Sake Education Council.