Best sake pairings for your sushi

Douglas Kim, head chef; and Davis Anderson, sommelier, share their favorite sake pairings as served at Zuma New York.

- Douglas Kim, head chef; and Davis Anderson, sommelier, share their favorite sake pairings as served at Zuma New York.

SAKE - Ryokan Junmai (light, clean, crisp)
PAIR IT WITH:
tilefish with fresh chili dashi and red onions
chu toro tartar with mustard miso and Siberian caviar
seared salmon with shiso, lime-soy, black sesame and mustard miso*

SAKE: Zuma Ginjo (medium bodied and refreshing)
PAIR IT WITH: zuma special sashimi and sushi selection

SAKE: Kotuzumi Junmai Ginjo (medium bodied, notes of banana and melon)
PAIR IT WITH:
grilled scallops with pickled plum, shiso and mentaiko butter
yaki taraba gani
alaskan king crab with ponzu lime butter

SAKE: Yamato Shizuku Junmai Daiginjo (smooth with tropical fruit notes)
PAIR IT WITH:
black cod marinated with saikyo miso
shiitake no garlic fuumi
shiitake mushroom, garlic and butter soy (v)
 

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