Vol. 1 Issue 4: From the Editor

I have been buying sake from the same shop here in Kamakura for over twenty years now. Sure, I buy sake regularly at other places, too. I am always searching for enjoyable sake shopping options that offer selections other than those with which I am familiar. Still, there is this one shop in particular where I have been quenching my sake thirst for over two decades. The owner is both passionate and knowledgeable about sake, and appropriately opinionated and expressive about his preferences. During a…

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Flash Report: Suisen

Everyone is familiar with the destruction that the tsunami of March 11th, 2011 caused along the northeastern coast of Japan. Rikuzentakata was one of the harder hit cities, with most of the urban infrastructure completely washed away.

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