Tokyo After Dark
A design guide
An annual guide to the world’s whisky distilleries
For The Sunday Times Travel Magazine
A big, beautiful hardback book
Why Akishika sake is so special
A 4-page cut-out-and-keep in the Sunday Times Travel Magazine.
Tokyo’s top ten bars
Is there, or is there not, such a thing as Japanese bartending?
For Thai Airways’ Sawasdee magazine
Osaka city guide
For The Guardian
Arguing Tokyo’s case for the Sydney Morning Herald magazine
A people-watcher’s guide to Tokyo
The day I worked at the Chichibu distillery for the greatest and least frequently food magazine in the world
An interview with the Diesel founder
I ate three posh meals, drank lots of wine, wrote about it
… and surely the strictest coffee shop in the world.
From my Japan Times column
The Time Out editors say New York is number one, I make the case for Kyoto
The pocket-sized Shortlist guide book
The Zen temple with a secret bar
Hidetsugu Ueno’s meticulous method
Getting geeky for Whisky Magazine Japan
Putting my nose to the test for a kodo game
The obscure liqueur that could save your soul
On the drink that revived the whisky industry
Once upon a time, people bought books when they went on holiday
For Food and Travel magazine
The posh recycle shop
Two legendary ryokan: the Hiiragiya and Miyamasou
The story of a little town near Tokyo with hot springs, geisha shows and saucy museums.