Jiyugaoka

4 Spots in the Trendy Tokyo Neighborhood of Jiyugaoka

The massive Japanese metropolis of Tokyo attracts millions of tourists each year. The region is home to a number of famous landmarks such as Senso-ji Temple, Akihabara, and Shibuya’s famous Scramble Crossing that sees thousands of pedestrian per minute. These are just a few of the many spots you will find on any blog, website,…

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…

Have a Campfire Side Meal in Tokyo at this Grill in Jiyugaoka

Have you ever wished that you could enjoy a campfire meal without the hassle of preparing an actual campfire or going out into the woods? If so, The Banff might be the cafe for you. About The Banff If it’s somewhere you’re familiar with you may have guessed that The Banff is named after the…

Have You Heard of This Traditional Japanese Tea House Hidden in Tokyo?

If you think you’ve explored everything Tokyo (東京) has to offer, think again. There’s a place in Jiyugaoka (自由が丘) that is literally hidden from the public eye but could make your jaw drop, especially if traditional Japan is your thing. Kosoan (古桑庵), a tea house, is a real hidden treasure which is open to guests…

This Cafe’s Homemade Bread and Soups in Tokyo Will Warm and Fill You Up

Are you looking for a place to enjoy a filling, cozy breakfast with delicious soup and bread? Then you better check out potage! potage is, as the name suggests, a potage (a thick soup) specialty restaurant that serves bouillon-based vegetable soups, homemade bread, and handmade baked sweets. potage View this post on Instagram . 🚃奥沢駅…

New York’s Mouth-watering Bareburger Debuts in Tokyo!

Non-aficionados maybe not be familiar with the burger scene but scouting good legit burgers is a highly acclaimed skill especially in Japan, where “hamburg steaks” may throw you off the scent. Hamburg steaks are very popular in Japan but do not be fooled, they are arabiki 粗びき meat patties, or a mixture of coarse ground…