Far East Side

Swing by Bar Goto on New York's Lower East Side for a taste of this inspired saké and Tequila sipper.
Photo by Noah Fecks

Kenta Goto, of acclaimed Bar Goto on New York City’s Lower East Side, relied on his upbringing in Tokyo to inspire this saké and Tequila cocktail.

 

Ingredients
  • 2 shiso leaves, muddled
  • 2 ounces Junmai saké
  • ⅔ ounce St-Germain
  • ½ ounce blanco Tequila
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Yuzu bitters
Directions

Muddle shiso leaves in a mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients with ice, and stir. Double-strain into a cocktail glass.

 

Published on December 10, 2015
About the Author
Marina Vataj
Digital Managing Editor

Vataj has written about wine and food, among other topics, for various publications over the past 11 years, including The New York Post and Life & Style. At WE, she manages digital editorial, including video production. She’s also an adjunct professor at a college in NY, where she teaches journalism. She has a Masters of Fine Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and a Level 3 Advanced Wine & Spirits Education Trust certification from the International Wine Center.

Email: mvataj@wineenthusiast.net.



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