Saketini Recipe and Sake Guide

Sake Month is going strong and Benihana has a great Sake Guide:

Benihana Sake Guide

  • Junmai-shu: Pure rice sake with a smooth, full-bodied flavor. Typically served warm or at room temperature.
  • Ginjo-shu: Special-brew sake with a delicate, light-bodied flavor. Typically served chilled or at room temperature.
  • Daiginjo-shu: Especially fragrant, very special-brew sake with a range of flavors from dry to sweet.
  • Nigori-sake: Cloudy sake with a creamy, sweet taste.




  • Grey Goose vodka– 2 ½ oz.
  • Sake – 1 oz.
  • Fresh cucumber slice – 1 ea.


  • Chill martini glass and set aside
  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass
  • Add ice and shake for 10 seconds
  • Strain into chilled martini glass
  • Garnish with a fresh slice of cucumber

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