Nagoya Dining

Tenmusu – Nagoya’s Other Shrimp Soul Food

Mar 26, 2024 By Bert Wishart

When outsiders think about Nagoya's meibutsu [local specialties], a few things will spring to mind. Miso katsu will be one, and tebasaki will be another, but ebi furai will quite...[ Click to read more ]

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Do You Know Nags? – Uncovering Nagoya’s Hidden Gems – Part 6

Feb 28, 2024 By Bert Wishart

Whether you’re new in the city or are a Showa Gaijin, Nagoya is a city that always surprises. New restaurants, shops, and drinking establishments spring up all the time, and...[ Click to read more ]

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Hamburger Restaurants in Nagoya

Oct 31, 2023 By Ray Proper

Though Nagoya has a plethora of great restaurants with amazing teppanyaki, tebasaki, ramen and sushi, sometimes you just want good old home comfort food, and quite often that means burgers....[ Click to read more ]

Going up in Smoke – Cigars in Nagoya

Sep 27, 2023 By Bert Wishart

Depending on which side of the divide you fall, you probably thought that the Japanese government's 2020 decision to ban smoking in many indoor spaces was either the best they...[ Click to read more ]

Under the Bridge; Enjoy Nagoya’s Nayabashi Night Market

Sep 27, 2023 By Bert Wishart

While I absolutely love living in Nagoya, one thing frustrates me about this fair city. No, it's not that it has a reputation for being boring, and it's not that...[ Click to read more ]

Feeling Fine When You Dine – Discover Five Gourmet Dining Restaurants in Nagoya

Aug 29, 2023 By Bert Wishart

One of the best things about living in Nagoya is that pretty much wherever you turn, there are decent restaurants that don't cost an arm and a leg. In fact,...[ Click to read more ]

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Seeking Nagoya’s Sushi

Mar 15, 2023 By Bert Wishart

Think 'Japanese food,' and your mind automatically goes to sushi, right? It is the food that typifies the nation and is the first thing most people want to eat when...[ Click to read more ]

It’s Time to Rel-Axe at Nagoya’s Axe Throwing Bar

Feb 27, 2023 By Bert Wishart

You know how it goes: you're up to your eyeballs in work, the boss has been riding you, the kids won't do what they're told, and this morning the cat...[ Click to read more ]

Where to Spend Valentine’s Day in Nagoya

Jan 21, 2023 By Bert Wishart

In his 1977 classic one-hit wonder, John Paul Young sang the immortal lines "Love is in the air, everywhere I look around."  There is a good chance that he wasn't...[ Click to read more ]

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Winter Food in Nagoya

Dec 27, 2022 By Bert Wishart

Unless you are a ski bunny or a masochist, there should be no doubt that winter is the worst of all months. Cold and wet, skies as ashen as the...[ Click to read more ]