If the word “sake” gets a reaction from you that’s anywhere between “What’s a sake?” to “Hell yes, please!”, head over to this year’s Sake Fukurou Matsuri for an afternoon of Japan’s iconic alcoholic beverage and food. This year’s theme is “Pairings”, so prepare to taste test delicious combinations.
The event is held in Ikebukuro Station. It’s ¥1,500 for a ticket and ¥2,000 for a day ticket, so come in and take it slowly.
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As the name suggests, this little market is all about reducing waste and wastefulness—the perfect antidote to Tokyo’s shop-till-you-drop culture. It’s a good place to pick up snazzy secondhand clothes for cheap-cheap, as well as DVDs, CDs (remember those?), books […]