Quick-fire Q&A: Rick Smith of Sakaya

Rick Smith, owner of premium sake shop Sakaya, helped us better understand the fundamentals of sake on Episode 31. Find out where this sake lover is eating and drinking when he's not at the shop!

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Neighborhood of residence:
Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

Favorite restaurant in your hood:
Toss up between Ugly Baby and Lucali

Favorite spot to grab a drink:
Other Half Taproom

Most recent/recommended dining out experience:
Fiaschetteria Pistoia. Give it a try if you have a chance! 

Favorite dish to cook:
Baby artichokes sautéed in olive oil with garlic, chiles, and parsley.

What Asian food staple/trend do you want to see more of?
Anything Danny Bowien cooks.

What would be your last meal on Earth?
Platter of Culatello, Prosciutto di San Daniele, Mortadella, and Parmesano Reggiano.