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carving ice spheres

Welcome to the Ice Dojo


Japan has no shortage of natural wonders. But for cocktail enthusiasts, one stands out in particular: the baseball-sized, hand-carved ice spheres that chill libations in every bar from Sapporo to Osaka. In April I attended a class at Thirst Boston…

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