Sometimes I Crave

There was a recent article in the NYT about the newest additions to the Japanese izakaya scene in New York.   This inspired VD, DC and I to seek them out one by one.  The first on our list was Sakamai in LES, a sake bar serving up some delicious bites that opened at the end of last year.

The restaurant was spacious, something that is a scarcity in New York, especially in the Lower East.  We were led to the back and seated right by a roaring fire which we needed on that rather chilly night.  To help warm us up, we started with cocktails and sake and kicked off the meal ...