Ikebukuro's side streets offer up some craft beer gems

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Often disparaged as little more than the gateway to Tokyo’s northwestern suburbs, the area of Ikebukuro is still shaking off a reputation for delinquency that it got 16 years ago from the TBS drama “Ikebukuro West Gate Park.” With tourists flooding Shibuya and Shinjuku, however, Ikebukuro is starting to look ...