"Concrete Tokyo Map" outlines the most iconic concrete buildings in Tokyo. Here's The Japan Times' pick of 10 you should definitely visit on an architectural tour of Tokyo.
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Although Tokyo has one of the best restaurant scenes in the world, sometimes you'd rather eschew the high-end for simple, nourishing food, the kind you'll find at Tiny Peace Kitchen.
This past year, The High Grounds has covered some of the most innovative coffee in Japan. This final entry in the series is only one fanatic's list of 10 places to get your coffee fix in the capital.
Choral conductor Masatoshi Takami on how he prepares pieces for performance, what surprised him about the American Midwest and which movie has the best soundtrack.
Name: Craig Mod Age: 38 Nationality: American Occupation: Writer Likes: Myōga (Japanese ginger) Dislikes: Mukade (centipedes) 1. What first brought you to Japan? University brought me. Friends, family, walks and a relatively well-functioning socialist layer of society keep me based here. 2. How should people answer the "where are you from" ...
In "Waste: Consuming Postwar Japan," Eiko Maruko Siniawer traces the evolution of Japanese values and aspirations from 1945 to the present through the lense of waste and waste consciousness.
Barista Training Lab Tokyo offers classes in brewing, roasting and tasting coffee, covering all the skills a professional barista — or interested amateur — needs to know.
Though many shops still have a "no food or drink" rule, there are a growing number in Tokyo that offer high-quality coffee alongside curated retail products, so you can keep your shopping energy up.
For runners and nonrunners alike, "Shoe Dog" is an invaluable glimpse into one of the world's most recognizable companies and its groundbreaking founder.
On May 17, Michelin published the Michelin Guide Aichi-Gifu-Mie 2019, the company's inaugural guide to Aichi, Gifu and Mie prefectures in Japan's central Tokai region.