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— by Marcy de Luna: Kata Robata had us at a special omakase menu by the James Beard-nominated chef, but then the Upper Kirby restaurant threw in a live stream tour of a top sake brewery in Japan and we’re all in.“We prefer to host special dinners and tastings in our dining room so we can interact and feed guests in person,” said chef Horiuchi. “However, a virtual dinner and tasting like this gives us the opportunity to truly go global. We can visit Japan and dine in Houston at the same time while participating in a conversation with leaders in Japanese art, drink and food. I can’t wait.” […]

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