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 ...

French cuisine made with a Japanese twist

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Feb 27, 2020

French cuisine made with a Japanese twist

A comfortable and atmospheric dining experience awaits at Vicky's, a newly opened contemporary brasserie at the Hyatt Regency Tokyo. Vicky's goes well beyond being a French bistro, although it can be that too. Chef Minoru Otaki pours his culinary heart into procuring fresh ingredients from ...

Upscale jazz over dinner and Champagne

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Feb 13, 2020

Upscale jazz over dinner and Champagne

There's never a dull moment in Tokyo with its thriving entertainment scene, reputation as a first-class dining destination and the indulgent combination of both. On March 10, The Peninsula Tokyo's bar and grill Peter will harness the best of the two worlds with "Jazz Night ...

Desserts brimming with style and flavor

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Feb 6, 2020

Desserts brimming with style and flavor

Valentine's Day chocolates in Japan often translate to stunning works of art that belie the simplicity of their components. Such is the case of the creations from the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, available for reservations until Feb. 13 and pickup on the big day ...

Chocolate embodying style, romantic fervor

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 23, 2020

Chocolate embodying style, romantic fervor

Some matches are meant to be. That's certainly the case with one of Tokyo's most iconic hotels, The Okura Tokyo, and celebrated Belgian Royal Warrant chocolatier Pierre Marcolini with the release of the Silver Heart Coffret ed. 2020 from Feb. 1 to March 31 ...

Anniversary menu serves up delectable fare

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 16, 2020

Anniversary menu serves up delectable fare

There's no occasion like the present at Namiki667, the signature restaurant of Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo, where festivities to commemorate the hotel's second anniversary are in full swing from Jan. 22 to Feb. 29. Chef Toru Hirakawa is inviting diners to splurge and savor a ...

Various features to celebrate milestone

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 9, 2020

Various features to celebrate milestone

The Imperial Hotel marks its 130th anniversary in November and is organizing a series of events and products celebrating the milestone. In commemoration, the hotel has overseen publication of a book featuring the hotel's 50-year-old Old Imperial Bar. "Imperial Hotel Old Imperial Bar Book," published ...

Strawberry desserts bursting with flair

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Jan 2, 2020

Strawberry desserts bursting with flair

Japan's love affair with strawberries remains unabated at ANA InterContinental Tokyo, with the Strawberry Sensation 2020 extravaganza, using approximately 7,000 kilograms of strawberries, scheduled to run from Jan. 15 until May 31. The Champagne Bar, where an Austrian-inspired strawberry sweets buffet sees at least 25 ...

Welcome the new year with a bubbly toast

Travel | HOTELS & RESTAURANTS Dec 12, 2019

Welcome the new year with a bubbly toast

Are there any sights more welcoming than a freshly poured glass of Champagne? With occasions for celebration becoming more frequent up until the end of the year — and indeed, the decade — the answer is undoubtedly "No!" Partnering with two of the world's premium ...