Sake Bar Yoramu

Yoram Ofer is something of the lone wolf with a reputation. People who know of his Kyoto-based bar Yoramu (the Japanese phonetic spelling of his name) sometimes whisper that he is… different. Some in the sake industry consider him a heretic. On hearing rumors of his eccentricity, people might be a little intimidated about going.…

Yukyunokura

What kind of restaurant do eight sake breweries and a shoyu (soy sauce) maker, all with more than 300 years of history, create together? A unique shabu-shabu establishment with great sake, as recently reported by Nikkei Style, the digital version of Japan’s Nikkei Shimbun (Japan Economic Newspaper). Called Yûkyunokura, the restaurant launched in Ginza, Tokyo…