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1Ivy ChuLV.40 6 1
When it comes to coffee in Japan, many tourists flock to Starbucks for their Japan-limited-edition-drinks; or for Asian tourists, Blue Bottle is the current hype.  But if you're interested in something more local or original, I have just the place for you. Welcome to Ebisu's hipster coffee spot--...more...
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1Austi KajiLV.20 15 3
I love smoothies; but for some reason, there are very few smoothie joints in Tokyo. Back home in America, I could just drive to my local Jamba Juice, or if I went into downtown Los Angeles, it was relatively easy to find smoothie and cold-pressed juice stores. Another problem has been finding smo...more...
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1Ivy ChuLV.40 30 1
You're looking for some delicious unagi for your next trip to Japan, but can't seem to settle for a good restaurant?  They're either too expensive,  or not authentic enough to satisfy your cravings.  Well look no further, because I have the perfect place for you--Yatsumeya Nishimura (八ツ目や にしむら). ...more...
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1Micaela (ミカエラ)LV.36 228 5
Tenjin is one of the most commercialized, polished, and bustling areas of Fukuoka City. It is first and foremost a shopping district, with big brand named shops (Apple, Zara, H&M, Adidas, Forever21, and Abercrombie and Fitch,) three major department stores (Iwataya, Mitsukoshi, Daimaru), and...more...
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1Austi KajiLV.20 93 2
I love summer in Japan; but it can get so hot and humid to the point you feel like you're melting. So what better way to beat the heat with a parfait using the best of seasonal fruit? Shiseido Parlor in Ginza provides just that. With its location being only an 8-minute walk from the station, the ...more...
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1Kim BosackLV.76 184 2
Vacations are often our chance to let loose and indulge a little - I think a lot of the time we forget about calories and sugar when we're away on the trip of a lifetime. In no way am I saying not to embrace all the deliciousness that Japan has to offer - but if you've had a crepe, a cotton candy...more...
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1Johanna ForsbergLV.27 526 6
Have you ever been to a Starbucks? How about a Starbucks in Japan?  One of the things I absolutely love about Japan is the attention to detail and season, the way that the Japanese celebrate a new season with decorations and special items is something I haven't seen anywhere else. Limited edition...more...
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1Ivy ChuLV.40 1243 7
You may be under the impression that conveyor belt sushi is not best ; while that might be the case for some places, you can never go wrong with Nemurohanamaru Conveyor Belt Sushi!  They have every type of seafood that you would want to taste-from the usual salmon, tuna, and squid, to delicacies ...more...
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1Mike BosackLV.64 214 8
The rise of Craft Beers is a recent phenomenon in Japan.  For over a century, the beer market has been controlled by the big beverage companies--Sapporo, Asahi, Kirin, and Suntory--but in the past decade, smaller breweries have started to make names for themselves at home and abroad.  The first s...more...
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1Kim BosackLV.76 458 7
Hybrid foods seem to be all the rage in recent years - there have been quite a few things that have been taken and smashed together to create something new and delicious. You only have to remember the cronut (croissant/donut) craze a few years back started by the one and only Dominique Ansel - wh...more...