Our guests are Haru Zenda of Masa, a famed sushi restaurant with three Michelin stars, and Andy May who works at The Polynesian, the cool tiki bar operated by the Major Food Group of Carbone, ZZ’s Clam Bar, Dirty French and other popular spots.

Haru and Andy are the two winners of the Shochu cocktail competition “Spirited Away” held in May.  The winners’ prize was a trip to Kyushu, the southern part of Japan and the home of shochu production.  In this episode, we discuss what they discovered in Kyushu, why shochu is a great ingredient for mixologists, how to make a great glass of shochu and much, much more!!!

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