Innovative dishes put matcha in new light

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Apr 18, 2019

Innovative dishes put matcha in new light

Green tea stands out as a champion of Japanese brews — none more so than the Kyoto strain uji-cha. Celebrating that splendor, Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo has teamed up with Kyoto's historic Tsuji Rihei Honten tea shop to host its Premium Uji-cha Afternoon Tea. Afternoon tea ...

Afternoon tea for springtime luxury

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Apr 11, 2019

Afternoon tea for springtime luxury

The Tokyo Station Hotel's popular seasonal afternoon tea set returns this spring at the Lobby Lounge — just in time for the Golden Week holiday. Featuring a heavenly combination of sweets, savory delights and a refreshing array of teas, the LL Afternoon Tea Spring ...

Original whisky blend honors jazz lounge

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Apr 4, 2019

Original whisky blend honors jazz lounge

It's not every day that a hotel gets a world-famous whisky to call its very own. Available until the 300-bottle supply runs dry, the Grand Hyatt Tokyo is serving up an original Ichiro's Malt blended whisky, christened Maduro, in tribute to the hotel's 4th-floor ...

Sakura-themed meals perfect for spring

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Mar 21, 2019

Sakura-themed meals perfect for spring

Springtime is picnic time. In Japan, that means finding a relaxing spot to view the sakura cherry blossoms — and this spring, The Peninsula Tokyo has prepared a variety of sakura-themed amenities to help its guests get a true taste of the flowery season. Through ...

Hop into the spirit of Easter with sweets

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Mar 14, 2019

Hop into the spirit of Easter with sweets

Cherry blossoms get all the attention during spring, but those ubiquitous pink petals won't stop the InterContinental Tokyo Bay from showing the Easter Bunny a little well-deserved love. From March 15 to April 30, The Shop N.Y. Lounge Boutique on the hotel's first floor will ...

Springtime cuisine with Cantonese twist

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Mar 7, 2019

Springtime cuisine with Cantonese twist

Spring is a time of celebration in Japan, and the Royal Park Hotel knows all about celebrations. Available now until April 30, the hotel's basement-floor Chinese restaurant Kei-ka-en is hosting head chef Daisaku Arimoto's Full Bloom Celebration Dinner Course for guests to experience the flavors, ...

A delightful picnic to welcome spring

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Feb 28, 2019

A delightful picnic to welcome spring

A delightful picnic to welcome spring There's nothing quite like a picnic amid fresh verdure to ring in spring. From March 18 to June 30, Cafe & Dining Zelkova on the first floor of The Strings Omotesando invites guests to enjoy a picnic-style lunch on ...

French toast features fresh strawberries

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Feb 14, 2019

French toast features fresh strawberries

A heavenly combination of strawberries and french toast awaits guests in central Tokyo. Through late March, The Tokyo Station Hotel located inside the Tokyo Station Marunouchi Building is serving its famous Amaou French Toast (¥2,980), featuring juicy Hakata Amaou strawberries from Fukuoka Prefecture. At the ...

Express love with playful twist on sweets

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Feb 7, 2019

Express love with playful twist on sweets

Valentine's Day is around the corner, and the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel is playing "the game of love" with its extravagant marriage of chocolate and Champagne, the Valentine's Chocolat Chessboard 2019. The chessboard is served at the hotel's 40th-floor Tower's Bar Bellovisto and can be ...

Strawberry flavors to captivate the palate

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 31, 2019

Strawberry flavors to captivate the palate

It's the time of the year to enjoy plentiful strawberries, and The St. Regis Osaka is holding its fifth strawberry buffet through May 31 under the theme "Marche" at French bistro Rue d'Or located on the first floor. At the buffet, guests will immediately feel ...

Restaurants honor hotel's 30th anniversary

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 24, 2019

Restaurants honor hotel's 30th anniversary

Add another candle to the cake — the Royal Park Hotel is turning 30, and it's celebrating by putting together "Thank You Lunch & Dinner" courses at four of its restaurants. All courses run for the same discount prices (¥3,900 for lunches, ¥30,000 for dinners) ...

Chocolate creations celebrate season of love

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 17, 2019

Chocolate creations celebrate season of love

Cherubs, teddy bears and roses have had their fair share of the limelight — for this year's Valentine's season, the Hilton Tokyo is changing things up with lovely chocolate gift sets created on the theme of cats, Paris and strawberries. The sets will be available ...