Food Friday: Julia Momosé on Japanese cocktail culture, new book

The Chicago cocktail legend is the creative force behind Kumiko, a world-ranked Japanese dining bar in the West Loop.

Julia Momose
Renowned mixologist Julia Momosé explores Japanese cocktail history and culture in her new book, "The Way of the Cocktail." Reprinted from THE WAY OF THE COCKTAIL by Julia Momosé and Emma Janzen. Copyright © 2021 by Julia Momosé. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.
Julia Momose
Renowned mixologist Julia Momosé explores Japanese cocktail history and culture in her new book, "The Way of the Cocktail." Reprinted from THE WAY OF THE COCKTAIL by Julia Momosé and Emma Janzen. Copyright © 2021 by Julia Momosé. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Food Friday: Julia Momosé on Japanese cocktail culture, new book

The Chicago cocktail legend is the creative force behind Kumiko, a world-ranked Japanese dining bar in the West Loop.

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For the latest in our series “Food Friday,” Reset talks to renowned mixologist Julia Momosé about her new book, The Way of the Cocktail, and her push to legalize to-go mixed drinks during the pandemic. Momose is the creative force behind Kumiko, which earned the No. 61 spot on this year’s World’s 100 Best Bars list.

GUEST: Julia Momosé, partner and creative director of Kumiko