Brian Polen, co-founder of Brooklyn Kura, the city’s first sake brewery, and Julian Hoyos, owner of East Harlem’s own Cascalote Latin Bistro, curate an only-in–New York pairing of Japanese and Mexican flavors. Brooklyn Kura offers a subtle yet complex take on sake, revolutionizing New Yorkers’ understanding of this traditional Japanese rice wine, while Cascalote serves dishes with unexpected twists, like Mexican-inspired Bibimbap. Polen and Hoyos will discuss how they authentically update classics from afar with moderator Lauren Wilson, editor of Edible Manhattan. NYxNY members are invited to join at the Museum of the City of New York member price of $20 (a $25 value).
• What: A curated pairing of sake with tacos by Brian Polen, co-founder of Brooklyn Kura, and Julian Hoyos, owner of East Harlem’s own Cascalote Latin Bistro, along with a conversation moderated by Lauren Wilson, editor of Edible Manhattan.
• When: Tuesday, August 21, 7–8:30 p.m.
• Where: Upper East Side.
• How: Purchase tickets using the code in the August 2 email.
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