The influence of Japanese culture can be found just about anywhere in Manhattan!
SEE: 13th-Century Art at Japan Society
Admire Japanese paintings, ceramics, and samurai swords inside the center’s gallery! 333 East 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues)
FIND: Sakagura (aka “The Hidden Jewel” of Manhattan)
Wash down amberjack and red snapper sashimi with one (or preferably more) of this bar-restaurant’s 260 sake selections. 211 East 43rd Street (between Second and Third Avenues)
DRINK: Shiso-Infused Mizu Shochu at Ophelia
Pair that with Tanqueray gin, yuzu, and yellow chartreuse, and you’ll have yourself a Far East Side—one of this rooftop lounge’s best cocktails. 3 Mitchell Place, 26th Floor (between First Avenue and FDR Drive)