Housed in a glass-fronted terrace that always catches the sun nicely, the Cafe d’Art also boasts several outdoor tables with secluded garden views. The set-lunch menu (from ¥1,050) is always attractive and tasty.

Housed in a glass-fronted terrace that always catches the sun nicely, the Cafe d’Art also boasts several outdoor tables with secluded garden views. The set-lunch menu (from ¥1,050) is always attractive and tasty.

The tea canisters on the shelves of the ground-floor retail store barely hint at the sheer number of teas stocked here. There are hundreds listed in the catalog, many of them exclusive, handpicked, single-estate, first-flush varieties. All are available for you to choose from ...

There are dainty meat pies; BLT toasted sandwiches; salade nicoise and a pasta of the day — spaghetti puttanesca was the offering when we dropped in.

The food menu covers an enterprising range, from contemporary continental salads — ratatouille and couscous; zucchini and pecorino; a beautiful mix of beet, red onion and feta cheese — to American deli staples, such as meat loaf or Reuben sandwiches, and homegrown Japanese favorites ...

Keats is not a vegetarian restaurant — there are several fish and meat dishes each day — though nonmeat-eaters and vegans will feel at home. It follows the macrobiotic ethos of shunning artificial additives and refined sugars, and incorporating very little dairy food. That ...

Pancakes; muffins, eggs scrambled or sunny side up, with a great choice of trimmings; and, for the seriously famished, a Power Breakfast that means what it says: two eggs with country sausage, crispy bacon, grilled tomato, mashed potato, various veggies and cheese — all ...

Such is the enlightened policy of Fuglen, the newly opened Tokyo offshoot of one of Oslo’s coolest coffee shops. It’s in the back streets of Tomigaya, Shibuya Ward, on the site of the short-lived but equally stylish Koz Cafe. Not that you’d recognize it ...

The cafe is kitted out in self-consciously cheap-ish, hip-ish DIY decor; seating is divided between counter seats and long tables. You can peruse any reading material you find in the bookshop as you while away the minutes or hours.

Kitayama is five stops on the subway from downtown Kyoto, but it might as well be a million miles away for the tourists who trudge around the city in search of Kyoto tropes: temples, shrines, teahouses and geishas who are more than likely tourists ...

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