A 50-year-old Tokyo bar still run by its original owner

At a youthful 24, the man below opened a little izakaya (Japanese bar) in a suburb of western Tokyo. A simple affair selling equally simple fare. And remarkably, 50 years down the line, they are both still there. Still with the same setup too. Only the faces have changed.

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    • says

      Cheers! He was a really nice bloke, so happy the photo of him came out ok.

      Yeah, not expensive at all, and the hoke was excellent. In fact it’s the best I’ve ever had.

    • says

      Likewise. There really is nothing quite like them. And in a world where big chains rule, they are all the more special.

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