Toshi Kizaki, who founded Sushi Den back in 1985 with his brother, Yasu, is currently in Japan meeting with vendors, fishmongers and a third brother, Koichi, who visits the markets daily to buy fish for Sushi Den and Izakaya Den (left).
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When Toshi returns later this month, he'll bringing a few limited edition bottles of sake for a special sushi dinner in the Denchu Room at Izakaya, 1518 South Pearl Street, which Jason Sheehan named the Best New Restaurant in the Best of Denver 2008.
The New Year Sushi and Sake Pairing Dinner is slated for 6:30 p.m. Monday, January 19. The five-course meal is $100 without sake, $125 with, and there's only room for twenty. To reserve a seat, call 303-777-0691 and ask to speak with a manager.