Tag - alcohol



Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
May 10, 2011
Bringing nihonshu into the mix
Purists will surely balk, but some alcohol companies are hoping the sake cocktail catches on with a new generation, like the highball before it.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Dec 31, 2010
Trends in Japan 2010: food and drink
2010 was a year for spicy and cooling foods, ramen and mochi for breakfast, Ryoma-branded everything and dining on the cheap.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Apr 22, 2010
Major beer companies diet excessively while craft brewers beef up
While major beer companies are in dead heat, churning out suds at lower prices, the craft brewers are bulking up on flavor and still winning the race.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Jan 24, 2010
Japan's chocolatiers search for the sweet spot
Japan has a serious cacao habit, which only gets only harder to kick as vendors push more chocolate prior to Valentine's Day.
Japan Times
Nov 5, 2009
Annals of cheap: Daigoro
For a bargain-basement drink, One Cup Ozaki will do the trick, but for the big cheap buzz, Daigoro shochu is the king.


People wait for the main act to begin at Summer Sonic, which holds simultaneous music festivals for those in Tokyo and Osaka.
Can Japan's summer music festivals adapt to a post-pandemic reality?