Located in Tokyo’s popular Shinjuku ward just north of the world’s busiest rail station, you’ll find a small alley called Omoide Yokocho. The historic alley, known locally as Memory Lane or Piss Alley depending on who you ask, is in fact one of Tokyo’s more authentic and atmospheric dining destinations. Don’t let the negative nickname deter you. Today, it’s a bit of a misnomer anyway. In 1999, the entire alley was destroyed in a fire. It has since been rebuilt in much the same way and…
Recipe 1 ounce vodka 1 ounce gin 1 ounce rum 1 ounce tequila 2 ounces kiwi liqueur 1 teaspoon superfine sugar 7-Up Pour all ingredients (except the 7-Up) into a chilled old-fashioned glass filled halfway with ice. Fill up the rest of the way with 7-up, stir gently so as not to bruise the alcohols, and garnish with lemon wheels.
Yatai (屋台) is a small, mobile food stall in Japan typically selling ramen or other hot food. The name literally means "shop stand." The stall is set up in the early evening on pedestrian walkways and removed late at night or in the early morning hours before commuters begin to fill the streets.
Izakaya ia a Japanese-style bars denoted by their red lanterns known as akachochin and this shot is located under the train track at Yurakucho station, Tokyo, Japan