Nagoya Dining

Benzaiten – Japanese Sweets to ‘Dai’ For in Nagoya

Aug 24, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

I'm a great fan of desserts that do precisely what their name suggests. You've got a Tiramisu, which is a literal 'pick me up' thanks to the coffee within. Then...[ Click to read more ]

Getting to Know You: Nagoya’s Global Gate and Sasashima

Aug 24, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Nagoya has blown up in recent years. This expansion is no more evident than in the areas around Nagoya Station, where it seems like everywhere you look, a new skyscraper...[ Click to read more ]

Craft Beer Pubs in Nagoya

Aug 16, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

and minimalist. There are many things tasty about Japan. In Nagoya alone, we have spicy tebasaki, rich miso, and crispy hitsumabushi. But let's face it, the standard Japanese beer is...[ Click to read more ]

Seoul Food – Nagoya’s Best Korean Restaurants

Jul 31, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

There is no doubt that Japan has some of the world's best cuisine, but I have to say, the first time I visited Korea, I thought to myself that perhaps...[ Click to read more ]

Midtown BBQ – Nagoya’s Best Barbecue Finds a Hot New Spot

Jul 31, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

If you're as mad about steaks and barbecue as we are here at Japan Info Swap, then you'll already know Midtown BBQ pretty well. Even if you're not a raging...[ Click to read more ]

Yakiniku in Nagoya

May 28, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

When you think of yakiniku, you probably can't help but think of strips of sumptuous, marbled wagyu beef sizzling on a grill, surrounded by salarymen in some high rise Ginza...[ Click to read more ]

Your Nagoya Community Needs You!

Apr 30, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

Whether lockdown-induced boredom, sick to the back teeth with work from home 'colleagues,' or having already watched so much NETFLIX that there is nothing left but Adam Sandler movies, we...[ Click to read more ]

Feasting on Fugu – Where to Eat Blowfish in Aichi

Jan 31, 2020 By Mark Guthrie

You've probably seen that classic episode of The Simpsons where Homer goes to a Japanese restaurant and eats fugu, a pufferfish equally famed for its sublime, delicate flavor, and that...[ Click to read more ]

Cultural Kawabun – Exploring Japanese Culture at Nagoya’s Oldest Restaurant

Dec 26, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

Japan has a rich and long artistic heritage, something that many people travel from all over the globe to see. For the most part, they go to Kyoto and Tokyo...[ Click to read more ]

Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Nagoya

Dec 10, 2019 By Mark Guthrie

As you are no doubt well aware, Japanese food rates among the best in the world. However, if you are vegan, or even vegetarian, you may struggle to find your needs...[ Click to read more ]