Author: Robbie Swinnerton

Robbie Swinnerton has been living, eating and writing about food in Tokyo for more than 30 years.

Besides his bimonthly column in The Japan Times, he also writes the blog Tokyo Food File and tweets @tokyofoodfile.

Latest Posts

How to drink beer like a Brit

How to drink beer like a Brit

Banish all thoughts of warm suds and join us for a speedy lesson on the world's best pub culture
Eating eels: Tokyo's traditional summer tonic

Eating eels: Tokyo's traditional summer tonic

A classic unagi specialist delivers the stamina-boosting pick-me-up on Eel Day
Craft Beer Market, Tokyo's artisan ale haven

Craft Beer Market, Tokyo's artisan ale haven

Good brews (and great food) are busting out all over, nowhere better than at this near-perfect drinking hole
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