The Tuscan restaurant drenched in sunlight

April 23, 2016 at 11:30AM “Riva degli Etruschi” is a Tuscan restaurant, where Tuscan traditional cuisine is provided by two chefs who were born in Tuscany, Italy. It is very popular because of not only delicious dishes but a beautiful place as well. A wedding party was being held on that sunny day. It seemed that…

“Art is explosion!” by Taro Okamoto

April 23, 2016 at 11:20AM “Taro Okamoto Memorial Museum” is opened in the house where Japanese artist Taro Okamoto (1911-1996) resided and created a lot of works in his later years. His works, some of which you can see in the garden or on the balcony!, look eccentric and impulsive. That is symbolically expressed by his words, “Art…

The terrace seats under the artistic eaves

April 16, 2016 at 1:40PM “Chelsea Cafe” is on the passage connecting the fourth floor of a commercial building with the road on the hill top. Those who are seated on the terrace look so comfortable because of a downpour of sunlight through the artistic eaves. Dogenzaka 2-10, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Shibuya Sta. Step forward/back to Navigation…

The fascinating French restaurant like a hideaway

April 16, 2016 at 0:10PM When you walk around between Daikan-yama and Shibuya, the small restaurant and deli, Maison de Cerisier, may attract your attention. The fact that the restaurant on a back alley has been loved for a long time shows that the chef has good taste. Hachiyama-cho 2-2, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station :…

The cafe and bar you can see goats

April 16, 2016 at 1:30PM There is a cafe and bar, Sakuragaoka Cafe, on top of the hill near Shibuya Station. The cafe is popular among young people because of an antique atmosphere. What the cafe makes different is “Shibu-yagi” (Shibuya’s goats). Goats can be seldom seen in the big city. Sakuragaoka-cho 23-3, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Nearest…

The ethnic food restaurant in a high-end residential area

April 16, 2016 at 0:00PM The Asian ethnic food restaurant, Monsoon Cafe Daikanyama, has been popular over the past two decades in the affluent neighbourhood. If you have dinner at the outdoor seat, you would feel like that you were in a south island. Hachiyama-cho 15-4, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Daikanyama Sta. Step…

The memorial bar of “Izakaya diplomacy”

April 10, 2016 at 1:30PM Do you know “Izakaya”? That means a Japanese style bar in Japanese. Gonpachi is known as the place of “Izakaya diplomacy”. In February 2002, The Prime Minister of Japan, Junichiro Koizumi and The President of the United States of America, George Walker Bush had dinner at this “Izakaya”. I highly recommend you…

The connection to farmers

April 10, 2016 at 10:30AM Farmer’s Market is held on Saturdays and Sundays. Farmers in the country displayed their produce for sale. I think that it is informative and pleasant to talk directly each other. Jingumae 5-53, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Omote-sando Sta. Step forward/back to Navigation Casual Walk in Tokyo

Not only brunch but afternoon tea and dinner as well

April 9, 2016 at 3:00PM MERCER BRUNCH is one of the most popular restaurant in Tokyo. As the name suggests, the brunch menu is excellent. I like it. But, the restaurant is crowded all day long. Roppongi 4-2,Minato, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Roppongi Sta. Step forward/back to Navigation Casual Walk in Tokyo

Shining curved surface

March 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM The Meguro Gajoen is well known as a traditional wedding hall. There are fantastic Japanese gardens. Shimo-meguro 1-8, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan Nearest Station : Meguro Sta. Step forward/back to Navigation Casual Walk in Tokyo