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Fermented Squid and Sake Tasting with Dance Performance

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Duration
1.5 hours
Number of Guests
10 - 20 guests
Language
Japanese, English
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With sake
Adventurous eaters and Japanese sake lovers alike will love this Tokyo dining experience at a creative izakaya!

Highlights

Try “ika no shiokara,” a traditional Japanese fermented squid dish
Watch a thrilling Japanese dance performance with combines traditional and modern elements
Enjoy a sake tasting with Chef Hirata, a certified sake sommelier, alongside classic izakaya snacks
For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals

Experience Details

Taking place at an izakaya in Tokyo with a reputation for inventive seafood dishes, this dining experience features a classic Japanese izakaya dish that many foreign visitors to Japan have never heard of before, let alone tried. Though it’s not uncommon to have on izakaya menus, “ika no shiokara” is rarely ordered by tourists. This salty fermented squid dish is made by marinating chopped squid in its own viscera, and is usually enjoyed alongside a refreshing cup of sake. At this izakaya, Chef Hirata will show you how fermented squid is made, and you can even get a little hands-on yourself! Chef Hirata, the owner of the izakaya is a professional kikizake-shi (sake sommelier), so if you want to learn about sake, his restaurant is the best place to visit. He will introduce you to three different types of Japanese sake from his collection, which can be enjoyed alongside various snacks like tsukemono (Japanese pickles) and edamame. This dining experience also includes a Japanese dance performance! But this is no typical Japanese dance, it’s a whirlwind performance with traditional roots but a very modern execution. This surprising twist on classic Japanese dance is sure to get your heart racing!

Inclusions

Japanese dance and musical instrument performance
Try ika no shiokara (Japanese fermented squid)
Japanese sake tasting (3 types) plus Japanese snacks (like pickles, edamame)

Meeting Point and Meeting Time

4-minute walk from Oji Station (Tokyo Metro)

Remarks

Please note that the English level of the chef and staff is limited, but there are English materials available
The legal drinking age in Japan is 20 years old and non-alcoholic beverages will be served to those under age

Cancellation Policy

Cancel your booking at least 2 days before the experience start time to receive a full refund minus a 3.2% transaction fee.
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Experience Location

Tokyo’s Kita Ward is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, and lies in the northeast. This charming area boasts stunning shrines like the Oji Inari Shrine (known for the fox parade), lovely parks such as the cherry blossom-lined Asukayama Park, and fun museums and art galleries like the Paper Museum.
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For each guest that attends this experience, byFood will donate
10 meals