Food & Drinks

2018.05.10
Bar C-Shell: Fostering Communication through Pop Culture and Fine Spirits
Yu Makiura, owner and operator of Bar C-Shell, is on a mission. For him, a bar is much more than a p
2018.05.10
Toryu: Bringing the Flavors of Imabari to Araki-Cho
Even for those of us fortunate enough to live in Japan, it’s not often that we make it out to the ci
2018.05.09
Drink wine from test tubes, beer from beakers and cocktails from flasks? All this and more is possible at the Science Bar Incubator in Arakicho!
The Science Bar Incubator is a unique and original bar that was started by Mr Nomura, a former biolo
2018.05.08
Thank you John Daub for introducing Araki-cho to your viewers on 'Only in Japan Go' !
【UPDATE】The live streaming from John Daub is over but you can still watch it on his Youtube channel
2018.05.01
Matsushima Yakitori, a place to unwind while enjoying charcoal grilled chicken skewers and Japanese shochu
Sometimes it can be tough to find an empty table at dinner time in Arakicho, an area famous for its
2018.04.26
VOWZ BAR, a bar managed by real Buddhist monks!
The editor-in-chief of the Japanese version of Tadaima Japan, Mr. Shigenobu, had invited me to disco
2018.04.26
Talkin’ Loud, an authentic nihonshu bar where the bartender can help you find your favourite Japanese sake
“I am longing for the taste of good sake but I also want to try something new” I confided to my frie
2018.04.24
Vowz Bar: Spirits for the Spirit
Tokyo is famous for its themed restaurants and bars. From ninjas to zombies, this city offers up din
2018.04.10
Bar Botanical, a cozy vegetarian bar in Arakicho
Being vegetarian or vegan in Japan is not always easy. Cooking vegetarian food or vegan food at ho
2018.04.05
Nonki, a famous restaurant where you can enjoy non-fatty Japanese beef and also try “Horumonyaki”, a little known Japanese delicacy
“I want to eat Japanese beef. It is tender and tasty, better than any other beef I have every had” I
2018.03.27
Suzy House, an actual house in the middle of the city that serves tasty and unique lemon dipping noodles
For those wanting to try a different take on ramen, look no further than Suzy House, just a few minu
2018.03.19
Mozunokura: a hearty lunch for those on the go
Are you a digital nomad looking for a comfortable, spacious place to get some work done? Are you a Y
2018.03.14
A hidden refuge deep within Araki-Cho
Mi Refugio, which means “my refuge” in English, lives up to its namesake. Once you manage to find th
2018.03.11
How to choose a good “Nihonshu” or Japanese sake?
When one thinks of Japan, one thinks of Japanese sake. If you are visiting Japan, you’ll certainly w