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Springtime cuisine with a French twist

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Mar 26, 2020

Springtime cuisine with a French twist

Springtime cuisine with a French twist Dishes prepared by executive chef Masahiro Ishihara of Blanc Rouge at The Tokyo Station Hotel speaks of elegant, high-end modern French cuisine. The acclaimed chef sources his produce from all over Japan with menus typically skewing toward prime ...

Refined flavors inspired by the Reiwa Era

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Mar 13, 2020

Refined flavors inspired by the Reiwa Era

For a privately booked banquet, party, wedding, corporate anniversary or group event, the New Otani Hotels group of hotels — specifically, hotel branches in Tokyo, Makuhari in Chiba Prefecture, and Osaka — present a sumptuous Reiwa menu featuring the same dishes that were served ...

Beautiful island paradise home to water activities, mountain trails

Mar 13, 2020

Beautiful island paradise home to water activities, mountain trails

This is the third article in a Sea of Japan series, showcasing natural beauty spots, tourist attractions, conservation initiatives and the region's historical significance. On Tsushima island, the mountains don't stop until they reach the sea, their dense forests and craggy cliffs plunging straight down ...

Stories of altruism woven into history of valued ‘Port of Humanity’

Mar 6, 2020

Stories of altruism woven into history of valued ‘Port of Humanity’

From the modern glass-and-steel facade of Tsuruga Station surrounded by traditional homes and storefronts to the European-style Red Brick Warehouse and occasional Russian signage, it's obvious at first glance that the city of Tsuruga in Fukui Prefecture has seen many visitors from the wider ...

Dishes prepared with local tastes for a cause

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Mar 6, 2020

Dishes prepared with local tastes for a cause

The date of the Great East Japan Earthquake, March 11, 2011, is very much etched into Japan's collective memory. Continuing its annual charity event, four hotels of the Royal Park Hotels and Resorts brand are presenting special dishes and course meals where 3 percent ...

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