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What Foods to Pair With Sake
Sake and ceviche? It works.
Narutotai Junmai Ginjo Nama Genshu ($40)
What it is: A richly textured sake that’s unpasteurized and undiluted, in classic southern style.
Perfect pairing: Prosciutto-wrapped cantaloupe with balsamic reduction.
Okunomatsu Tokubetsu Junmai ($18)
What it is: An aromatic sake showcasing the purity that characterizes junmai.
Perfect pairing: Butternut-squash soup.
Midorikawa Honjozo ($38)
What it is: An excellent example of a northern-style honjozo.
Perfect pairing: Ceviche.
Masumi Nanago Honjozo Yamahai Daiginjo ($60)
What it is: A daiginjo brewed in the yamahai style, which results in wilder, gamier sakes.
Perfect pairing: Fritto misto.
Wataribune Junmai Ginjo ($35)
What it is: A rich, deep ginjo in the traditional style.
Perfect pairing: Pulled-pork sandwich with coleslaw.
Photographs by Jeff Elkins
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