Eating & Drinking
Drinking

Nagoya Bar: Bar Noise Nagoya


In the back streets of Marunouchi in Nagoya is Bar Noise. Contrary to its name, it is a laid back, relaxed counter type bar where the staff are friendly, the prices reasonable and the service... more

Nagoya Bar: Bar Noise Nagoya

Nagoya Bar: Le Couer, Belgium in Nagoya


Every year, in rankings the world over, beers brewed in Belgium consistently rate among the top five. Their rich flavours, fruity aromas, and lofty alcohol content seduce beer drinkers from all corners and of all... more

Nagoya Bar: Le Couer, Belgium in Nagoya

Nagoya Bar: Sign Bar Koza


In downtown Nagoya, Koza is an Okinawa themed bar two doors down from Noise. Called a “sign bar”, this reflects the old system in Okinawa where those bars that wanted to cater to American military... more

Nagoya Bar: Sign Bar Koza

Microbreweries in Japan


by Sally Griffiths Japan came late to microbrewing. Although there have been commercial breweries in operation since the 1870s, it wasn't until a law change in 1994 that microbreweries were able to develop. This young industry... more

Microbreweries in Japan

Beer, nectar of the gods


By Larry Pudwell Many times my Japanese drinking companions have boastfully asked me, “Nihon no biiru oishii?” (“Isn’t Japanese beer delicious?”), expecting me to praise the lager style beer of Asahi, Kirin, Sapporo, and Suntory. I... more

Nagoya, Costume play Bar


A bar with funny service in Nagoya, Aichi. Many bars allow staff to wear maid costume, but here, "Fitting BAR DAPHNE" allos us to wear 100 kind of costumes. All the foods and drinks are... more

Nagoya, Costume play Bar