Robbie Swinnerton

Robbie Swinnerton has been living, eating and writing about food in Tokyo for over 30 years. His column, Tokyo Food File, has run in The Japan Times since 1998.

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Okinawa Paradise: A laid-back taste of Ryukyu culture

Food & Drink | TOKYO FOOD FILE Aug 18, 2018

Okinawa Paradise: A laid-back taste of Ryukyu culture

The earthly delights are numerous and varied in Kabukicho, Shinjuku's notorious, though now mostly scrubbed-up, red-light district. The pleasures offered at Okinawa Paradise, though, are strictly wholesome. As the name proclaims, the focus at this laid-back, old-school izakaya tavern is on the food and drink ...