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February 2017

2017 February

A Shochu Addendum

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After our episode, A Shochu Lesson with Erik Zmara aired, Stephen Lyman of Kampai.us tweeted us some extra info that we are including here. Follow Stephen and keep learning about...
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Chris Eley

Butchery and Charcuterie with Chris Eley

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Chris Eley is the owner of the nationally-renowned Smoking Goose Meatery and Goose the Market in Indianapolis. After going to school on the East Coast, and working in Chicago for six years with some of the city’s best chefs, he decided to return to his hometown and open an old-school, neighborhood butcher shop in 2007. He didn’t realize at the time that he was on his way to becoming one of the country’s best butchers – with his charcuterie ending up in shops from coast to coast.

Erik Zmara

A Shochu Lesson with Erik Zmara

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While Erik Zmara of Takara visits Indianapolis to give a seminar with Arthur, we asked him to come on the show to explain the national spirit of Japan РShochu. There is a serious lack of good, English language information out there so let this be your entry into the beautiful world of Shochu. Kanpai!

For more information about shochu, check out our Shochu Addendum.