A taste of Kochi in Tokyo

General | news & notes Jul 26, 2018

A taste of Kochi in Tokyo

Sakura Tei, an okonomiyaki and monjayaki (savory pancakes) restaurant on one of Harajuku's fashionable back streets, will have the Kochi Yosakoi Fair, a monthlong event from Aug. 1. The restaurant will have a unique selection of meat, vegetables, fruits and seasonings from Kochi Prefecture ...

Cultural events highlight the summer season

General | news & notes Jul 19, 2018

Cultural events highlight the summer season

Grand Fiesta The Grand Fiesta, an event commemorating the 120th anniversary of Japan and Argentina's diplomatic relations, will be held on July 30 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Meiji Kinenkan in Tokyo's Minato Ward. It will be a night filled with tango dancing ...

Brunch offers cityscape views

General | news & notes May 31, 2018

Brunch offers cityscape views

The newly renovated The Tavern — Grill & Lounge at Andaz Tokyo at Toranomon Hills is offering a relaxing weekend brunch with amazing views overlooking the Tokyo skyline. Guests can choose one of three versions of mimosa at the mimosa station, followed by unlimited starters ...

'Washi Wonderment' at InterContinental Osaka

General | news & notes Apr 26, 2018

'Washi Wonderment' at InterContinental Osaka

An illuminated gate made from washi Japanese paper featuring stripes of the seven colors of the rainbow welcomes guests in the lobby of InterContinental Osaka, located inside the stylish Grand Front Osaka building just outside Osaka Station. The hotel, celebrating its fifth anniversary since opening ...