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Head to one of Nihonbashi’s oldest restaurants, TAIMEIKEN, to try their traditional special omelet rice!Read Later
Established way back in 1931, TAIMEIKEN is a western-style restaurant that has been able to maintain its popularity for over 80 years now. Naturally, I felt obligated to go and try their omuraisu to see what all the fuss what about.
A new commercial facility in Marunouchi, “Nijyubashi Square,” opened in November of 2018. “YAUMAY,” located on the building’s 2nd floor, is a unique dim sum restaurant led by state-of-the-art chef Alan Yau.
Tokyo-Eki 1Bangai is a shopping arcade inside Tokyo Station. Inside its Tokyo Character Street, there is a character beauty shop called, "OTONA JOSHI BIYORY" (this name means, "It's a nice day to be a grown-up girl"). Here, lip color tubes emblazoned with characters from "Beautiful Girl General Sailor Moon" and "Ranma 1/2" are now on sale!
Cebu Pacific Airways, an industry leader in the Philippines, has opened a Japanese branch!
Marunouchi IlluminationRead Later
Marunouchi’s annual winter scenery event, Marunouchi Illumination 2018, starts this year from November 8th (Thursday). Between the shops along the 1.2 kilometers of Marunouchi Naka-Dori, and the over 200 trees along Otemachi Naka-Dori, over 100 million LED lights in the Marunouchi-original “champagne gold” color light up the area to make a spectacular Christmastime cityscape.
My lunch this time was a BISTRO MARX on the 7th floor of the GINZA PLACE building.
This is the world’s first branch of the Grand Bistro, supervised by Thierry Marx, head chef of 2-star Paris restaurants. Here you can enjoy Marx-styled French cuisine themed after “a fusion of cooking and bread” for a reasonable price.
The Sanno Matsuri is a religious festival held by Hie Shrine in Tokyo. During Japan's Edo Period (1603-1867), a portable shrine used in Shinto festivals, called Mikoshi, was carried into the Edo Castle grounds. This was the origin of a special festival known as Tenka-Matsuri, in which real Shoguns paraded through what is now Tokyo. Spanning 11 days, this festival features over 20 events.
I recently had lunch at Heinz Beck, a restaurant that was awarded 1 Michelin star, located near the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. Chef Heinz Beck, from Rome's La Pergola, winner of 3 Michelin stars for 12 consecutive years, is a master in the world of gastronomy. Now his first fine dining establishment has opened in Tokyo!