Coco Ange's heavenly cakes

| Feb 25, 2014

Coco Ange's heavenly cakes

by Angela Erika Kubo

Patisserie Coco Ange, which opened in Tokyo’s Roppongi district last November, showcases the creations of chef Masayuki Nakagawa, who trained in France. Each pastry and cake is a work of art in itself, and, as the shop name suggests, looks as it were crafted ...

SunnyHills Taiwanese pineapple cakes

| Jan 7, 2014

SunnyHills Taiwanese pineapple cakes

by Angela Erika Kubo

Taiwanese hospitality came to Japanese shores last month with the opening of a branch of pineapple-cake brand SunnyHills in Tokyo’s ritzy Minami-Aoyama district. The store, designed by architect Kengo Kuma, is a beehive-like structure made out of hinoki (Japanese cypress) that gives off a ...