Tag: booze

Forever Hungry: Suntory Torys Special Edition Bitter Orange High Ball

  Hello friends. Today I have a Torys Special Edition Bitter Orange High Ball by Suntory. I’ve mentioned before that the classic lemon high ball is probably one of my favorite canned beverages that I’ve come across for its clean taste without too much sweetness.   The Bitter Orange edition is pretty true to its… Read more »

Stuff! Wakako-zake by Shinkyuu Chie

  I was hit hard with the desire to buy some manga one night after a day spent in Shinjuku. Roy and I stumbled into a Kinokuniya and I wandered aimlessly around, not sure what I was in the mood for. I’m oblivious to current popular titles but wanted to brush up on what the… Read more »

Forever Hungry: Chabara Store in Akihabara

We went to Akihabara one weekend searching for a place to get a 3DS capture card, but unfortunately missed its open hours. So we instead wandered around when a store called Chabara caught my eye. It is right near the AKB48 and Gundam cafés (and no, I do not plan on going to either of… Read more »

Forever Hungry: Takara Shochu Highball Ginger & Ramuné

I know what you’re thinking: Sarah! You don’t talk enough about booze! You’re right. I am here to rectify that with a double booze review: Takara Shochu Highball in Ginger and Ramuné flavors. (You might remember my first Takara Shochu Highball review with Shikuawasa flavor.) This time I spent some time taking close-ups so you… Read more »

Forever Hungry: Suntory Torys Highball

This whiskey-based highball is quickly becoming my favorite canned drink. It is a simple concoction of lightly sweetened whiskey, lemon, and carbonated water, at 7% alcohol. It is super refreshing! Tastes like something you would get at a bar but without paying bar prices. Plus check out the adorable retro design!   I am excited… Read more »

Forever Hungry: Takara Shikuwasa Highball

That’s right: we’re venturing into booze territory. Our first stop is this Takara shikuwasa-flavored Shochu Highball. I mostly got it because I love shikuwasa, a tart lemon-lime sort of deal mostly found in Okinawa. This particular canned shochu is limited to the Tokyo area for the spring season (you can see the full lineup on… Read more »

Out & About: Tokyo Beernista 2015

Spring has arrived! Not only does it mean the end of bone-chilling weather and the start of beautiful flowers blooming, but for most of Japan it means the following: It’s officially warm enough to get drunk and eat street food outside all day long. Think about it for a minute. When it was cold, were… Read more »