Culinary forces unite for collaborative dinner

| May 10, 2018

Culinary forces unite for collaborative dinner

The ANA InterContinental Tokyo will offer a collaborative dinner between chefs from two restaurants — the hotel's Japanese restaurant Unkai and Odette, a two-star Michelin restaurant in Singapore, from May 24 until May 26. Titled "UNKAI's Traditional Japanese x Odette's Modern French Cuisine," the dinner ...

Luxurious lunch course to thank moms and dads

| May 3, 2018

Luxurious lunch course to thank moms and dads

During May and June, Grand Hyatt Tokyo's Keyakizaka teppanyaki (iron grill cooking) restaurant is offering Mother's Day and Father's Day lunch courses — the perfect way for guests to celebrate and thank their parents. The Mother's Day Premium Tasting Course is offered throughout May for ...

Enjoy stylish Mother's Day celebration packages

| Apr 26, 2018

Enjoy stylish Mother's Day celebration packages

The InterContinental Tokyo Bay Hotel is offering a Mother's Day promotion until May 31. Every restaurant and bar will have celebratory drinks and desserts decorated with customized messages available for families. Packages that include flower bouquets, cakes, lunch and dinner plans are also available, and ...

Afternoon tea in honor of U.K. royal nuptials

| Apr 19, 2018

Afternoon tea in honor of U.K. royal nuptials

The Conrad Tokyo's bar and lounge TwentyEight will offer the Strawberry Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea in collaboration with Dutch jewelry company Royal Asscher between May 1 and June 30. Royal Asscher, which has a history of more than 160 years, is the only diamond jeweler ...

Renovated rooms ready for 2020 Games

| Apr 12, 2018

Renovated rooms ready for 2020 Games

Through Aug. 31, the Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel and Towers is offering accommodation plans to celebrate the renewal of its luxury floors. With the 2020 Olympics in sight, the hotel is planning a complete renewal of all rooms. The second phase of renovation was for ...

Layers of artistic heritage in Aomori Prefecture

Apr 12, 2018

Layers of artistic heritage in Aomori Prefecture

by Katherine Whatley

The weather is crisp when I arrive at Shin-Aomori Station via the Tohoku Shinkansen. I'm not surprised, though, the northernmost prefecture on the island of Honshu is known as a cold and isolated place. It's likely thanks to the chillier environment keeping people inside with ...