Show 131, July 18, 2015: MOTAC’s “Bombs Away! For the Sake of Sake”

Roberto Loppi of Scarpetta Beverly HillsOur friends at The Museum of The American Cocktail are at it again. Their next Los Angeles evening is, Bombs Away! For the Sake of Sake.” It’s set for Wednesday, July 22nd at L.A.’s fine Vietnamese restaurant, The District by Hannah An.

Ever wonder what distinguishes saké from wine? And why, technically speaking, it’s actually beer? What’s its culinary function? And how is it shown to best effect in a cocktail? Well, The Museum of the American Cocktail answers all those questions when celebrated sommelier (and native Roman) Roberto Loppi lead participants on a tasting tour of the world of saké. Guests will taste a range of sakés, both neat and cocktailed, and learn what they need to know to select and appreciate a fine saké, all while enjoying innovative takes on classic Vietnamese dishes by Chef Hannah An.

$40 General Admission in Advance and $35 Member Admission (SoFAB/MOTAC and USBG) can be purchased online. $50 Admission at the Door.

Presenter and Drinkmaster Roberto Loppi, Director of Wine, Scarpetta Beverly Hills will preside. He’s joined by MOTAC’s Philip Dobard (Director) for the preview.

Both Philip and Roberto are speaking to us from New Orleans. They are participants in the annual Tales of the Cocktail which is the world’s premier cocktail festival. Sounds like a fun gathering…