Original Must-Try Cocktails at the Chic and Jazzy “Kanazawa Music Bar”
alcohol night life Kanazawa Music Bar (KMB) opened in April, 2017 on first floor of Kaname Inn Tatemachi, specializing in original cocktails using local ingredients. Have a taste of Kanazawa in your glass! The Original Moscow Mule, Ginza M…
Noguchi: The Brewery of a Sake Master…
alcohol nature Noto sake Sake, what Japanese call nihon-shu, takes only three simple ingredients: rice, water and the mold for fermenting, koji. Yet from these three, we can produce an abundant variety of flavors and intensities. In Japan,…
Sushi, Sake & Japanese Cuisine at Sushi Issey
One of Kanazawa's newest sushi-ya shops, Sushi Issey, prepares delicious, high end sushi and seafood with a French flair and a selection of sake and wine.
Kanazawa Night Life: Bars to Chill Out In
Kanazawa night life begins with a drink. Many locals begin their bar-hopping in one of these western-style bars that retain their Japanese flair.
Omicho Fish Market: East as You Go in “Kanazawa’s Kitchen”
Learn how to enjoy Kanazawa's Omicho Fish Market the way the locals do, perusing the selection of fresh seafood, sake, veggies and fruits. Pick up the best (and cheapest!) sake to pair with Omicho's many samples and single servings.
Doburoku Festival: Sake Celebrations in Shirakawago!
Japan has very strict provisions on sake brewing. If you want to make nihon-shu, the drink referred to in English as sake, you have to register and establish a brewery under particular guidelines. Moonshine sake is forbidden. Except in Shi…
The Essentials of Sake, Japan’s National Drink
Japan's oldest and most treasured drink takes a lot of its quality from water sources, and Ishikawa's sake draws its taste from the nearby holy mountain.