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 ...

Dinner with a splash of romantic packages

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 10, 2019

Dinner with a splash of romantic packages

From Jan. 17 to Feb. 14, Dumbo Bar & Grill, located on the second floor of The Strings Omotesando, will offer a Rose Splash dinner course (¥6,000 per person) featuring dishes infused with the flavor of bittersweet raspberries. This course, with added rose petals for ...

Relish traditional meals and hot springs

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 3, 2019

Relish traditional meals and hot springs

With its rich history and intricate customs, kaiseki — a traditional multicourse meal — offers many discoveries. Hotel Hatsuhana in Hakone is currently offering guests the chance to savor and learn about authentic traditional dining with its kaiseki course and overnight plan. Available from Jan. ...

Rich and hearty fare to ward off winter chill

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Dec 27, 2018

Rich and hearty fare to ward off winter chill

At Grand Hyatt Tokyo's teppanyaki iron grill restaurant Keyakizaka, diners can warm up with a lavish shabu-shabu (hot pot dish) made on the teppan featuring thinly sliced Keyakizaka beef sirloin, the restaurant's original beef brand, and seasonal vegetables dipped in boiling Champagne. Priced at ...

International flavors for Christmas fare

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Dec 20, 2018

International flavors for Christmas fare

Christmas in Japan is a uniquely multicultural notion — even more so in Tokyo where Japanese cuisine so frequently meets international innovation. Such is the sentiment of Trunk (Hotel), which in its quest to express the "how and now of Tokyo," has prepared exclusive ...

Yuletide feasts rich with joyous hospitality

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Dec 6, 2018

Yuletide feasts rich with joyous hospitality

There's no Christmas celebration quite like Italy's Natale (Italian Christmas), when family and friends gather to enjoy cherished traditional recipes and fine wines. This year, diners at The Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo's Italian restaurant Piacere can tuck into a festive weekend brunch until Dec. 24 in ...

Experience a delightful party of berries

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Nov 22, 2018

Experience a delightful party of berries

A berry happy new year is just around the corner. Strawberry season is coming up fast, and Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo is celebrating with a springtime lunch buffet featuring 22 varieties of fresh strawberry delicacies. Playfully dubbed The Forest Strawberry Party, the buffet is taking place ...