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COCKTAILS

Virtu is located on the 39th floor of the Four Seasons Tokyo hotel in the Otemachi neighborhood of Chiyoda Ward.
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jun 11, 2024
Virtu brings hospitality award home to the country of ‘omotenashi’
This is the first time a bar in Japan has earned the distinction from the Asia's 50 Best Bars organization since it was first awarded in 2020.
Bottled and canned cocktails are predicted to be worth $21.1 billion (about ¥3 trillion) in the U.S. alone by 2027.
LIFE / Food & Drink
Dec 31, 2023
Are canned cocktails poised for a meteoric U.S. rise?
The bottled and canned cocktail market is predicted to be worth $21.1 billion (about ¥3 trillion) in the U.S. alone by 2027.
What's old in Tokyo libations is new again at Heiwa Doburoku Kabutocho Brewery, where sake's cloudy, rustic predecessor takes center stage.
LIFE / Food & Drink / Kanpai Culture
Dec 24, 2023
At 2023’s close, Tokyo bars enter a new golden age
This year’s cocktail trends offer a spirit-forward reflection on the past as well as glimpses of the future.
On Oct. 17, the world's best bartenders gathered in Singapore for a celebration of cocktails and the announcement of this year's global rankings.
LIFE / Food & Drink
Oct 17, 2023
Japan's SG Club, Ben Fiddich named to World’s 50 Best Bars list
Aside from the rankings, the impact of Japan's elite cocktail culture was a visible influence throughout the evening.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jul 11, 2023
Tokyo’s Gold Bar makes instant splash in Asia’s 50 Best Bars rankings
A week ahead of the full unveiling of the 2023 edition of the Asia’s 50 Best Bars rankings, the top 51-100 bars across the continent have been announced.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jun 25, 2023
Life is beautiful with libations from Bulgari Bar
The cocktail menu designed by bar manager Andrea Minarelli showcases spirits from Italy and Japan.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
May 21, 2023
Bobby’s Free pop-up mixes fresh Barcelonian and Prohibition creations
Open through July 10, this Catalan watering hole spices up Ichigaya nights.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Apr 30, 2023
The ‘Two Faces’ of Gold Bar’s cocktails make for surprising sips
Minato Ward has no shortage of expensive cocktails, but Gold Bar mixes in as much style as the best of them.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Mar 19, 2023
Recipe: Kinkan americano
Balanced, bittersweet sips to get any drinker started down the road of Italian cocktails.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Mar 5, 2023
At Kyoto's mystical L'Escamoteur, cocktails akin to 'remedies for the soul'
More than one Kyoto drinker has fallen under Cristophe Rossi's beguiling spell.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Feb 26, 2023
Lamp Bar: Majestic cocktails befitting Japan’s ancient capital
Many visits to Kyoto include a day in Nara, and every trip to Nara should include a stop at Michito Kaneko’s exceptional cocktail bar.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Jan 29, 2023
Recipe: Yuzu-sanshō sidecar
This cocktail has enough bright citrus and tongue-tingling spice to jolt you out of the midwinter doldrums.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Jan 29, 2023
Drinking with purpose at Bar Nayuta, a covert Osaka speakeasy
No sign, no menu and a trick room for an entrance — if you can find this bar, you’ve earned every sip.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Nov 27, 2022
Recipe: Persimmon saketini
The perfect drink to impress a discerning date after an afternoon of leaf peeping.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Nov 27, 2022
The secret ingredient of America's trendiest bars: Japan
There may be no definition better than Japan's indelible cocktail culture other than this: You know it when you see it — and taste it.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Oct 23, 2022
Virtu’s new master mixer looking to shake and stir up the classics
After stints in Bermuda, Seoul and Beijing, bartender Keith Motsi has come to Tokyo.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Oct 16, 2022
Recipe: Apple wine old-fashioned
A fall tipple to make Johnny Appleseed proud.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink
Oct 9, 2022
Just one bar in Japan named to World’s 50 Best Bar list
This year's rankings represent a bit of a decline for Japan's elite cocktail scene.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / THE RECIPE BOX
Sep 18, 2022
Recipe: Sake spritz
A dash of bitters, a glug of wine and an orange slice is a template ripe for experimentation.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Sep 18, 2022
Ash's cocktails and coffee lack a major element: waste
Shibuya has no shortage of watering holes, but how many source ingredients from the leftovers of other bars and restaurants?

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