North Texas’ only Advanced Saké Professional is teaming up with its most well-regarded Japanese chef to present a celebration of “Nihonshu no hi”, the annual opening of the saké brewing season in Japan.
On Sunday, Oct 2nd at 7pm, Hung Nguyen teaming up with Teiichi Sakurai and the Tei An staff to present a special dinner of authentic and progressive Japanese cuisine, paired with saké. The emphasis this year will be on saké from the Tohoku region, which was devastated by disasters earlier this year. The overall effect of those events on the quality and availability of Tohoku saké won’t be known until at least next year, so they will savor the 2011 brews while still able. As a side note, they are drinking brews produced prior to the disasters–there should be no contamination concerns. Jump for menu…
Course 1: Otoshi Appetizer
Course 2: Seasonal sashimi (Chef won’t say of what, only “whatever I can get that day that’s great.”
Course 3: Seasonal terrine
Course 4: Uni (sea urchin) risotto with shrimp.
Course 5: Gibier (wild game)
Course 6: Choice of soba
Course 7: dessert
Paired with at least five sakés, again, focusing on brews from the Tohoku region.
Cost will be $100 pp + tax & gratuity.
Please reserve with Tei An. Specify the Oct 2nd saké dinner.