The largest non-Japanese sake tasting festival in the world arrives at Caesars Palace on Sept. 19, with more than 200 sakes unavailable in the U.S.
For the fifteenth time, The Joy of Sake event will offer 381 beverages to sample, plus specially paired dishes from twelve Las Vegas restaurants. On the menu, choices like smoked shrimp ceviche from Other Mama and local food festival regular Raku's sashimi station.
The premium sakes will be self-serve and include 10 creations from the U.S. Back in July, the Honolulu Joy of Sake event drew 1,600 guests.
The event lasts from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., with tickets priced at $75 per person ($85 at the door) and are available online here.
District One — Asparagus and Crab Soup, French-Vietnamese style
Japaneiro — Beef tataki with truffle, marrow and foie gras aioli
Kyara — Country-style Soup with pork, tofu, konyaku, carrot and burdock, Original Style Chicken Giblets with jalapeno
Other Mama — Smoked Shrimp Ceviche with sweet potato chips
Raku — Fresh Sashimi Slicing Station
Roy’s — Braised Pork Belly, garlic stir-fry ramen, huckleberry compote, uni sauce
Sushi Roku — Tuna Sashimi with black truffle and parmesan cheese
Sushi Samba — Salmon Tiradito (salmon, garlic chips, garlic ponzu, kinkan honey)
Tapas by Stratta — Charred Octopus Salad
Tonkatsu Kiyoshi — Pork Loin Katsu mini-sandwiches
Yonaka — Sake Orenji (Scottish salmon, orange supremes, yuzu, tobiko, ponzu, micro arugula, orange oil)
Zenshin — Whole Barbecue Pig with malasadas and black sesame sauce