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All About Coffee: The 6 Best Independent Coffee Shops in Tokyo

It is perfectly normal to see large groups of business people, students, and tourist amass at Tokyo’s numerous coffee shops throughout the day. It doesn’t matter if it’s morning or night, the many Starbucks, Dotour, Tully’s, Excelsior, and Cafe Veloce coffee shops that adorn many corners and subway stations with their signs, promotions, and menus…

Have You Visited the Best Cake Shop in Jiyugaoka Yet?

The Japanese just adore their cake shops and bakeries. Despite bread not being a big part of the Japanese diet until relatively recently, bakeries, patisseries, and cafes have gained huge popularity for coffee and cake lovers all over the country. Jiyugaoka is a sweet community with a village-like feel to it, and it is found…

Check Out This Brand New Ramen Restaurant in Meguro!

Ramen, though originally from China, is a noodle broth dish that is hugely popular in Japan. As well as the regular chain restaurants with their own flavours and styles as well as national favourites, there are many stand-alone establishments as well that you can find all over the country. Sometimes, they are run for decades…

Enter the World of Picture Books at This Tiny Adorable Cafe in Kichijoji, Tokyo

There are many cute cafes in Japan but rarely do you see one that looks exactly like those in picture books. In Tokyo, there is one outstanding cafe that takes every customer into a surreal world of children’s books. Every corner of this place was carefully designed to make it look like a fantasy world…

You’ll Never Miss Halloween at This Spooky Ghost-Themed Bar in Tokyo!

Halloween may be over but not for this izakaya (Japanese pub) in Tokyo called “Yurei” which celebrates the event all throughout the year. The bar is quite amusing with all its spooky decorations and eerie chant music. It is full of creepy elements, from bloody dishes to ghostly servers. They also have a lot of…

Are You Up for the Challenge? Try Some of the Spiciest Ramen in Tokyo!

The Japanese, in general, don’t tend to like spicy food as much as other countries. Indian and Korean restaurants sometimes “tone down” their level of spice to adhere to local tastes, and what restaurants warn as “spicy” usually tends to be quite mild. With the exception of Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, which does add a…

Do You Know Peter Rabbit? Check Out His Own Themed Garden Cafe in Tokyo!

When you travel around Japan and look closely at some Japanese items, you’ll see the affection that the Japanese people have for Beatrix Potter. Beatrix was a British writer who wrote the ever-popular story of Peter Rabbit, one of the adored bunnies in the country. Did you know that there is a Peter Rabbit Garden…

Coffee Served in a Cone? Enjoy This Unique Drink at a Specialty Cafe in Tokyo!

Do you like coffee? How about ice cream? If you’re a lover of both good things, then you better check out COFFEE CONE TOKYO, a Tokyo-based cafe that serves coffee in an ice cream cone. They also serve different ice cream combinations that come in different designs. Though this is not the first time coffee…

A Cafe in Tokyo Serves Sandwiches Made With Cake Instead of Bread! Check It Out!

Have you ever heard of “baumkuchen?” It is a popular pastry in Japan which is known for its characteristic rings. It is believed to have originated in Germany and is a famous pastry eaten by European people. Now, imagine slicing pieces of this cake and using them to make sandwiches instead of bread. It may…