CoZara Celebrates Sake with Four-Course Dinner


Drunken Zama sake

Looks like Japan celebrates made up food and drink holidays too. Tomorrow, October 1st is National Sake Day in Japan, so if you needed any more of an excuse to indulge in sushi or sake, here’s the go-ahead.

CoZara is hosting a four-course, $35 dinner from 5 p.m. until close in honor of the Japanese holiday. The University City izakaya will welcome Nanbu Bijin Sake to pair with the dishes. Nanbu Bijin is the company that produces Zama private label sake, “Drunken Zama.” 

Check out the National Sake Day menu:

1st course

Grilled ebi with a fennel and orange salad, served chilled
Paired with: Nanbu Bijin Shinpaku Junmai Daiginjo

2nd course

Half lobster tail served with uni mayo and butter poached baby vegetables
Paired with: Nanbu Bijin Junmai Daiginjo

3rd course

Kakuni pork shoulder served with crispy ramen noodles and shoyu egg
Paired with: Drunken Zama Tokubetsu Junmai

4th course

Yuzu macerated berries with fresh ricotta cheese
Paired with: Umeshu, plum wine

Reservations can be made at 267-233-7488.

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