Hideo Furusawa talks about why he became a chef, his admiration of Alain Ducasse and food sustainability.
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At Yard Coffee & Craft Chocolate, father and son team up to bring bean-to-bar chocolate desserts and specialty coffee to Osaka's Tennoji neighborhood.
Of the many konbini (convenience store) classics available on store shelves — from onigiri rice balls to ready-to-eat paper cups of fried chicken — you can't go wrong with the quintessential konbini sandwich. With katsu (cutlet), egg salad, ham and lettuce, or even fruit and ...
Vaughan Allison on why his blood is black, his best concert memory and the most underrated area in Tokyo.
Through its No Death to Coffee project, which launched in 2018, Single O and its Tokyo-based outpost, Single O Japan, hope to ensure there will always be enough coffee to drink sustainably in the future.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo's re-opening exhibition is an ambitious exploration of an entire century's worth of art that runs through the majority of the museum building and spans four floors. Allow yourself ample time to make your way through it.
Name: Nemo Glassman Age: 39 Nationality: American Occupation: Boutique travel, events and business consulting Likes: Delicious food Dislikes: Airport security lines and sea cucumbers 1. What first brought you to Japan? I studied aikido in high school and was always interested in the traditional culture of Japan and the language. ...
Which are the best museums to visit when in Tokyo? Read on to find our favorite galleries and exhibition spaces, exhibiting everything from fine art to the weird and the wonderful.
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. ...