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KANPAI CULTURE

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.
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 / KANPAI CULTURE
Feb 28, 2023
Celebrated chef Natsuko Shoji's vie en rose
Fresh from the achievement of being named Asia’s best female chef last year, Natsuko Shoji wows diners with an adventure into the world of Dom Perignon Rose.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Dec 11, 2022
The Okinawans helping black kōji to thrive
Nearly destroyed during the destruction of World War II, the enigmatic mold central to awamori lives on.
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 / 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?
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jul 17, 2022
Drinks first: Reverse engineering the traditional pairing menu
Who says bartenders have to play second fiddle in the pairing menu business?
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
May 15, 2022
Make rice, not war: Chefs and brewers cook for Ukraine
Some of Japanu2019s top chefs, brewers and distillers came together to support Ukraine with nothing more than rice and seaweed.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Apr 12, 2022
Sake springs eternal at Yumegokoro Shuzo
Welcome in the season with warmer weather, longer days and sake as fresh as a sea breeze.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Feb 12, 2022
Tour Japan's luxury ryokan without stepping a foot outside of Tokyo
The "Essence of Japan" series brings several "okami," the female proprietor of a traditional inn, from across the country to act as guides to regional specialties.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jan 29, 2022
Whisky to join gin on the menu at Niseko Distillery
Distillery's Ohoro Gin takes inspiration from its northern surroundings, the name even coming from the Ainu language.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Dec 26, 2021
Brewer and chef team up for an adventure in 'Saketronomy'
Naohiko Noguchi collaborations aim to present Komatsu, Ishikawa Prefecture, as a destination for gastronomic adventures.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Nov 13, 2021
Think pizza and beer can’t be high-end? The Pizza Bar on 38th says think again.
From November, the acclaimed pizzeria is offering special set menus pairing seasonal pizzas with locally produced wines and beer.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Oct 9, 2021
For Japan’s Champagne lovers, every day is now a cause for celebration
Forget about unsatisfying mocktail pairings: With Tokyou2019s state of emergency over, itu2019s time to bust out the bubbles. For the best Champagne cart around, head to Sezanne.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Aug 21, 2021
Teetotal no more and order craft alcohol online
The state of emergency may be ongoing, but you can still support Japanese sake and cocktail producers from home by ordering craft alcohol online.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Jun 12, 2021
The secret to this sake’s flavor? Aging it underwater
What started as an experiment has turned into a way for Otokoyama Honten brewery to recover from the 2011 Tohoku triple disaster.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Apr 10, 2021
Go on a ‘sake voyage’ right in Tokyo’s backyard
The Yottemikke Sake Tourism Association entices travelers to explore Utsunomiyau2019s gastronomic delights.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Mar 20, 2021
Sipping spring spirits with all of Tokyo at your feet
Bar Virtuu2019s spring-inspired cocktail lineup is the excuse you need to glam up and escape the humdrum of daily life.
Japan Times
LIFE / Food & Drink / KANPAI CULTURE
Feb 13, 2021
SG Low: A street culture-inspired izakaya gets the speakeasy treatment
SG Groupu2019s newest cocktail bar has a pared-down atmosphere, but the food and drinks have a high-class global twist.

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