There are dozens of varieties of sake out there. But the average diner just thinks of it as something to order with sushi — or to perhaps to incorporate into a sake bomb if he or she is feeling festive.
Several D.C. restaurants are trying to change that perception, with large sake selections, diverse picks and knowledgable servers willing to teach drinkers more about the beverage. With Asian-influenced beverages generally being hot right now, it's no surprise D.C. is seeing more of a focus on sake. Here are several places around town to broaden the sake palate. For those explicitly interested in sake cocktails, additional options include Sei, Ping Pong Dim Sum and Zengo (which has a sake sangria).Read More