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Cataratas Bar

Up until about 2 months ago I had never really appreciated the taste of beer. Thinking it was time to get better acquainted with what looked like the best way to beat the hot summer, I decided to try out various different kinds of beer.…

Fukuoka Yatai

On a hot summer night in August while visiting Fukuoka, I took a walk to find some ramen. There are many yatai, or roadside stalls, in Fukuoka city and the summer is peak time for them to do business.

Conbini Monday Wk45

The snacks keep coming this week, but as we get towards the warmer weather there is a definite 'sakura in pink' theme starting to develop. Have you noticed packaging in the stores start to change…

Shinagawa Beer

This Shinagawa-ken Beer brand was the first beer in Japan. Whilst we all know the popular brands of Sapporo, Asahi and Kirin it was a little known company based in Tokyo that produced this first beer of Japan. Back in 1869 (Meiji 2)…

Do you prefer Chocolate or Caramel Beer?

We are passed Valentine's Day now but one product which has proven a hit and is sticking around long after the novelty should have worn off is Sweet Beer. There are two stand out types with a number of brands competing for market share.…

Shibuya’s Nonbei Yokocho

Although Shibuya is one of the major shopping/entertainment districts in Tokyo and the area around the station is fairly well built up, there are always some interesting places you can find that seemed to have got lost in a time warp.…