Sakurai Japanese Tea Experience

| Jul 21, 2016

Sakurai Japanese Tea Experience

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New to the Spiral building in Omotesando is Sakurai Japanese Tea Experience, which has relocated from its original Nishi-Azabu location to a spot directly next door to Mina Perhonen’s newly opened Call. This is no ordinary tea house. Sakurai’s extensive menu comprises top-quality Japanese ...

24-hour 'gyudon' restaurant arrives at Narita airport

Jul 15, 2016

24-hour 'gyudon' restaurant arrives at Narita airport

A gyūdon (shaved beef on rice) outlet launching at Narita International Airport, east of Tokyo, will be the first restaurant at the facility to remain open around the clock, responding to requests from users of the airport who stay overnight. It is very rare ...

The herb diet of Okinawa's long-living elders

Jul 8, 2016

The herb diet of Okinawa's long-living elders

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Young and middle-aged Okinawans are among the most enthusiastic consumers of junk and processed food in Japan. American fast food and a sugar-rich diet have burdened islanders — who once lived staggeringly long lives — with the highest body-mass index rates in the country. ...