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Pre-paired for New Year's

By Chuck Furuya

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 25, 2013

~~<p>Few occasions carry as much symbolism as the exit of an old year and the dawning of the new one. It's a time for reflection of what was and for welcoming all that will come with customs to draw good luck and prosperity. Those traditions, of course, include food.</p>
<p>Here, master sommelier Chuck Furuya ups the ante on the enjoyment of those special dishes, pairing three iconic New Year dishes with the perfect wine: sashimi, a local must-have at party buffets; ozoni, a Japa&shy;nese mochi soup; and Hoppin' John, a Southern dish of black-eyed peas, rice and pork.</p>
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Few occasions carry as much symbolism as the exit of an old year and the dawning of the new one. It's a time for reflection of what was and for welcoming all that will come with customs to draw good luck and prosperity. Those traditions, of course, include food.

Here, master sommelier Chuck Furuya ups the ante on the enjoyment of those special dishes, pairing three iconic New Year dishes with the perfect wine: sashimi, a local must-have at party buffets; ozoni, a Japa­nese mochi soup; and Hoppin' John, a Southern dish of black-eyed peas, rice and pork. Login for more...



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