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Starbucks' 3,000-square-meter Reserve Roastery Tokyo goes above and beyond in embracing local Japanese design and aesthetics, not to mention an unwavering commitment to coffee.
At the inaugural awards ceremony for The World Restaurant Awards (WRA) in Paris on Feb. 18, Tokyo-based Inua took home the Big Plate award for Arrival of the Year, a prize for new restaurants that opened between Sept. 1, 2017, and Sept. 30, 2018. ...
With the number of visitors to Japan continuing to grow, many hotels and hostels around the country have incorporated specialty coffee shops into their spaces not only to attract inbound visitors, but also to become more accessible, community-focused hubs for locals.
Toyota will host four games for the Rugby World Cup at its 45,000-capacity Toyota Stadium. Read our guide to the city to find out what to do when you're in Toyota and neighboring Nagoya for the weekend.
With Haruki Murakami's latest novel, "Killing Commendatore," die-hard fans might find something to enjoy in the writer's trademark, albeit under-edited, style, but one gets the feeling Murakami has gotten too comfortable with his own style.
The most important thing to remember when writing work-related emails is your manners. Polite Japanese is necessary even when dealing with someone you know, which means a lot of honorifics and thank-yous.
35Coffee is using the profits from its coffee sales to plant new coral across Okinawa Prefecture
Coffee talk is more than just cream and sugar when it comes to cafes that specialize in third-wave coffee.
Kurasu — a romanized rendition of the Japanese word for "to live," or "lifestyle" — is a multifaceted business that combines an online shop, a monthly coffee subscription service, brick-and-mortar cafes in Kyoto and Singapore and, opening in Kyoto in December, its own roastery.