alcohol

Tokyo restaurant’s all-you-can-eat crab is less than 18 bucks, and its cocktails under 50 cents

If you like to eat or drink, you owe yourself a trip here.

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Does adding sake to your instant ramen make it taste better? We try Japan’s latest food trend

Brilliant noodle upgrade, or waste of perfectly good rice wine?

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Hit anime Your Name inspires new sake, blessed by priests in the shrine that appears in the movie

After making a splash at the box office, Makoto Shinkai’s latest anime leads to something you can pour into a sake cup.

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Shin Godzilla set to leave an imprint on your next drinking adventure

Make your night a “monster” of an evening with this elegant but geeky sake set.

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10 scary situations Japanese men psych themselves up for with alcohol 【Survey】

Bosses and girls appear in list of times that call for liquid courage.

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Tokyo’s Metropolitan Assembly Hall building is one of the cheapest places to drink in the city

All-you-can-drink beer costs just 600 yen (US$5.80), which will barely get you a single glass in many other Tokyo restaurants.

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Pocky grows up with a special whiskey version of the beloved Japanese chocolate candy

Because after a hard day at the office, there’s nothing like unwinding with a glass of bourbon and a chocolate-covered pretzel stick.

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Burgers and beer! Japan’s most popular domestic burger chain sells beer, wine at select locations

Mos Burger gives us one more reason to love it as we visit the Mos Bar in Tokyo’s Shibuya neighborhood.

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Japanese Twitter users discuss the fine line between having fun and being an addict

Turns out there’s a simple way you assess whether you’re a happy drunk or a dangerous one, at least according to one Japanese Twitter user.

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Get shaved ice and chiseled muscles at macho kakigori event【Photos】

Temperatures are rising in Tokyo, y’all.

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Here’s how manga hit One Piece is like sex, politics, and religion

Incident at Japanese pub shows that manga and anime can make for dangerous conversation fodder, depending on who’s in earshot.

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Akihabara’s new capsule hotel has a bar with craft beer and sake, hot spring-style mineral bath

Capsules are only the beginning of what this new Tokyo capsule hotel has to offer.

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Crazy convenience store photo shows the secret ingredient powering ancient Japanese festival

Tradition and community are great, but there’s one more thing this Nagano celebration gets a boost from.

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Tokyo KFC now serves alcohol with its fried chicken, including Japanese craft beers

The mix of 11 herbs and spices only gets better with the addition of 17 kinds of beer.

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Does Japan’s green tea white wine taste like tea, wine, or something else entirely?【Taste Test】

Once we heard about matcha white wine from Kyoto, we knew we had to try it for ourselves.

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Starbucks is giving Japan alcoholic “Frappuccinos”

Tokyo location’s new blended ice beverages have a kick, but not from caffeine.

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Learn to mix drinks like a pro with the latest app from the series that was BANNED in Korea

The latest in the controversial drink-mixing visual novel app is now available.

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Popular cellphone game Granblue Fantasy is making news for all the wrong reasons

It used to be all about the classy characters with awesome designs, but now the drunk sister is stealing the show.

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New whisky Koeda chocolates from Morinaga: almost as strong as light beer, much more delicious

We feel the effects of 3.1% alcohol just by eating a pack of the new premium range of chocolate “twigs”.

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Cherry blossom beer is coming back to Japan this spring!

Microbrew arrives in time for sakura-viewing parties.

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