izakaya

Why is there a wrestling ring in the Underground Arena fighting bar in Kabukicho?

Investigating the underbelly of Tokyo in one of its most notorious districts.

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We visit super popular tuna specialty joint Izakaya Hitoshi on Okinawa’s Ishigaki Island

After failing to secure a reservation for one month prior to his visit, our reporter gets in with some luck and ascends to tuna heaven.

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Spice up your drinking parties with Tipsy Bar Games based on popular izakaya food

Or keep them at home for game night!

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Golden Japanese toilet appears at “multi-millionaire” izakaya in Tokyo

Everything in this restaurant is covered in gold.

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Japanese restaurant chain now serving perfect recreations of Studio Ghibli food【Photos】

And it’s located conveniently close to the Studio Ghibli theme park.

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Nike releases izakaya sneakers in Japan【Photos】

New Nike Air Force 1 Mid release is an homage to Japanese drinking taverns.

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Chowing down on dirt-cheap gyoza and insane portions at Fukuoka’s Gyoza Supermarket Pub

Despite gyoza taking the center stage at this restaurant, something else on the menu provided the biggest shock of all.

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We visit izakaya in Thailand billed as “Middle Aged Man’s Paradise”, try food that’s illegal in Japan

Thankfully our reporter lived to tell the tale.

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Japanese oden maker revolutionises the way we eat at home…with a few adjustments

New kitchen gadget lets you live out your 7-Eleven oden dreams at home. 

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How a bar in Kabukicho scammed one diner out of their money, and how it can happen to you too

Receipt shows the sneaky extra charges you need to watch out for. 

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Heat sake like they do at a Japanese izakaya with this special at-home set

Special delivery from a Japanese-style pub in Tokyo!

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This Japanese bar snack also makes for a great camping meal【Recipe】

You never know how easy tonpeiyaki is to make until you try.

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We create a Japanese izakaya pub at home with an amazing all-in-one kitchen gadget

Join us for a Japanese-style pub meal at our place, complete with hot sake and snacks that are super easy to make!

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Chicken wing-flavor ramen is our newest guilty pleasure we feel no real remorse over【Taste test】

The flavor of a Nagoya favorite finds its way into a cup of ramen and into our hearts.

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New cooking gadget turns your kitchen into a Japanese izakaya pub all by itself【Photos】

Why just be a home chef when you can be a home bartender too?

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Tokyo pub lets you grill traditional Japanese dessert right at your table in all-you-can-eat deal

Dango deal is a fun cultural experience and a tasty bargain.

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Kyoto slammed for manga telling people not to talk at restaurants

Four-panel manga fires up the Internet. 

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Japan has a new bar just for people who want to drink alone

If a cold beer is all the company you need, this is the place for you.

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Pringles now comes in karaage flavour in Japan

Japanese fried food gets even more addictive.

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“Please don’t use our tubs for getting drunk” pleads Japanese maker of plastic wash tubs

The makers of Kerorin tubs, the yellow plastic tub used in Japanese bath houses, say they’re not meant for food or drinks.

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