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Tokyo’s rise of the premium BBQ sites

July 27, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

As long as we have known fire, we’ve also known barbecue. Most of humanity would agree that there’s nothing beating a few pieces of meat and/or veg on the grill, with the smoke from the coals helping to give it a flavor that’s unmistakably summertime. We Tokyoites have it rough however: even if we are […]

Tokyo’s Beer Gardens

July 25, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

It could be argued that one of the greatest things on Earth is sitting outside on a warm summer’s day with an ice cold beer. Being from the south west of England I am used to having a pub on every corner, and almost all of them will have a garden of some kind for […]

The Perfect Mexican Food In Tokyo

July 25, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

Tokyo has been named “World’s Greatest Food City” numerous times and at last count is home to no less than 226 Michelin-starred restaurants. More than just ramen, udon, and tonkatsu places, you can find pretty much whatever a human can consume if you search hard enough in the Metropolis. But just because you can find […]

Craft Beer in Tokyo and Yokohama

May 20, 2018 by Mark Guthrie

Japanese beer is usually thought of as just the ‘big three’: Asahi, Kirin and Sapporo. While these are great when ice cold on a scorching day, they aren’t exactly the most interesting of brews. However, right now there is something of a craft beer revolution going on. While it is impossible to highlight all here, below […]

Tokyo Midtown Hibiya: Upscale shopping at the Emperor’s front door

April 26, 2018 by Jason Gatewood

Tokyo’s Hibiya district is known mostly for its namesake park right next to the Imperial Palace grounds, and being home to many Japanese government offices as well as corporations. If you want to shop, then you’d just need to wander a bit east into the Ginza and Yurakucho areas… But this is 2018, and who’s […]

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