Nagoya Dining

Getting To Know You – Nagoya Station Area of Meieki

Oct 29, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

For years, though the city center in name, the area around Nagoya Station was considered to a poor relation to the shopping district of Sakae. However, over the past decade...[ Click to read more ]

Getting Fed and Afraid at Lock Up Theme Restaurant

Oct 29, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Halloween may have come and gone, but that does not mean that the frightening times have to be over. If you are already missing the combination of cosplay, terror (and...[ Click to read more ]

Thanksgiving Dining in Nagoya 2019

Oct 28, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

With Thanksgiving being very much a North American holiday, we aren't really within our rights to expect Nagoya to celebrate the third Thursday of November in quite the same way...[ Click to read more ]

Tour de Nagoya – See Nagoya in a Day

May 23, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Summer is a time for cycling, with the Tour de France the world's most famous race. Of course, there is no equivalent in our fair city of Nagoya, so I...[ Click to read more ]

Miso Katsu, Nagoya’s Number One ‘Soul Food’

Mar 28, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Ask anyone around the country what springs to mind when you think of Nagoya, and you might be surprised to learn that it's not the castle. Nor is it Toyota...[ Click to read more ]

Ankake Spaghetti, Nagoya’s Italian Treat

Feb 27, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

From soba to ramen, udon to somen, hiyamugi to shirataki, Japanese cuisine is blessed with a wide variety of of noodle kinds. But if that wasn't enough, they had to...[ Click to read more ]

Partying Nagoya Style: Meieki’s best Izakayas

Feb 25, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

When it comes to going out for drinks, in Japan, they do things a little differently than back home. Whereas we would most likely head to a bar, the Japanese...[ Click to read more ]

Where to Spend Valentine’s Day in Nagoya

Jan 21, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

[caption id="attachment_31931" align="aligncenter" width="640"] The illuminations at Nabana no Sato[/caption] In his 1977 classic one hit wonder, John Paul Young sang the immortal lines "Love is in the air, everywhere...[ Click to read more ]

Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Nagoya

Dec 10, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

[caption id="attachment_37084" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Queen's Healthy Diner has a wide selection of 100% Vegan and 100% tasty fare[/caption] As you are no doubt well aware, Japanese food rates among the best...[ Click to read more ]

Do You Know Nags? Nagoya’s Hidden Gems – Part 2

Nov 30, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Whether you have been here for a few weeks or know the city like the back of your hand, Nagoya is a city that is full of surprises. New restaurants...[ Click to read more ]