KANPAI NY A Celebration of Japanese Food, Drinks and Culture!

Restaurants   

Bars   

Sake   

Karaoke   

FAVORITES   

BEST   

CULTURE  

PROJECTS  

LOVE   

BLOG   

Contact   

Links   

Home

 

 

Best of 2015


Restaurants / Retail

Best Japanese Restaurant: Sakagura

Best Casual Japanese Restaurant: Fujinoya

Best Soba Restaurant: Soba Totto

Best Sushi Rolls: Fujinoya

Best Edamame: Sakagura

Best Onigiri: Sakagura

Best Bar Counter: Sakagura

Best Sake List: Sakagura

Best Supermarket: Mitsuwa

Best Grocery: Nijiya

Best Produce Selection: Mitsuwa

Best Sake Selection: Mitsuwa

Best Tableware Store: Utsuwa-No-Yakata

Best Sake Cup Selection: Korin


Sake

Best Sake of the Year: Azure Ginjo

Best Junmai Daiginjo Sake: Hananomai Junmai Daiginjo

Best Junmai Daiginjo Kimoto Sake: Hatsumago Shozui Junmai Daiginjo Kimoto

Best Junmai Daiginjo Yamahai Sake: Masumi Nanago Junmai Daiginjo Yamahai

Best Daiginjo Sake: Kurosawa Daiginjo

Best Junmai Ginjo Sake: Kokuryu Junmai Ginjo

Best Junmai Ginjo Nama Sake: Gasanryu Hazuki Junmai Ginjo Nama

Best Ginjo Sake: Azure Ginjo

Best Ginjo Nama Sake: Narutotai Ginjo Shiboritate Nama Genshu

Best Tokubetsu Junmai Kimoto Sake: Sohomare Tokubetsu Junmai Kimoto

Best Junmai Sake: Akitabare Koshiki Junzukuri Junmai

Best Junmai Kimoto Sake: Kurosawa Junmai Kimoto

Best Junmai Yamahai Sake: Kenbishi Mizuho Junmai Yamahai

Best Junmai Koshu Sake: Ippongi Rose 1999 Junmai Koshu

Best Honjozo Sake: Ura Gasanryu Koka Honjozo

Best Honjozo Yamahai Sake: Kenbishi Kuromatsu Honjozo Yamahai

Best Nigori Sake: Kurosawa Nigori

Best Lower Alcohol Sake: Miyasaka Yawaraka Junmai

Best Low Alcohol Sake: Kurosawa Nigori

Best Can Sake: Narutotai Ginjo Shiboritate Nama Genshu

Best Classic Sake Bottle: Kenbishi Mizuho Junmai Yamahai

Best Modern Sake Bottle: Denshin Natsu Daiginjo Nama

Best Sake Name: Mu Junmai Daiginjo

Best Sake Importer: PIL

Best Sake Brewery Blog: Aiyu Shuzo

Best Sake Brewery Twitter Page: Aiyu Shuzo

Best Sake Brewery Website: Kinoshita Shuzo

Best Sake Industry Website: Japan Sake and Shochu Makers Association

Best Sake Brewery Videos: Miyasaka Jozo

Best Sake Event: JFC Sake Expo


Food / Drinks

Best Rice: Tamaki Gold Koshihikari

Best Natto: Marukin Wasabi Natto

Best Udon: Shirakiku Sanukiya Udon

Best Edamame: Suzuki Farm

Best Vegetable Farm: Suzuki Farm

Best Atlantic Seaweed: Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

Best Hotcake Mix: Morinaga

Best Candy: Meiji Kinoko No Yama

Best Salmon Variety: Sockeye

Best Japanese Tea Selection: Harney & Sons

Best Soda: Mitsuya Cider

Best Fruit Drinks: Koiwai Family

Best Tea Kettle: Hario Buono Kettle

Best Traditional Ceramics: Kutani Yaki

Best Traditional Glassware: Edo Kiriko

Best Glassware: Kagami Crystal

Best Chopsticks: Kotoritachi

Best Bento Boxes: Kotobuki


Culture

Best Book Store: Kinokuniya

Best Home Store: Muji

Best Gift Shop: Hammond Museum

Best Japanese Garden: Hammond Museum

Best Zen Garden: Hammond Museum

Best Bamboo Grove: Hammond Museum

Best Sakura Viewing: The New York Botanical Garden

Best Ume Tree: Miyasaka Jozo

Best Matsu Viewing: Mohonk Mountain House

Best Koi Pond: The New York Botanical Garden

Best Musician: Stan Richardson

Best Documentary: Snow Monkeys

Best Japanese Holiday: Tanabata

Best Japanese Expression: Kingyo no fun

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tweet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We donate 10% of our revenue to non-profit organizations. Make The World A Better Place.

2017 Kanpai NY