If you visit Nakamise shopping street, you’re sure to come across the Japanese Tea House Hello Kitty Saryo Enoshima. If you don’t have time to stop for a sit-down lunch, the location also offers a “take out” counter serving up various Hello Kitty-themed drinks and sweets.
One step inside Mame Pore Pore, and customers are greeted with the ever-inviting aroma that only freshly roasted coffee beans exude.
It’s a place where customers won’t find every-day coffee, because every bean is special here.
Sunroom Café and Sweets is quietly nestled away on the 81. But that solitude, accompanied by its fresh bakery and delicious coffee, makes the quaint shop one of my top choices for food, drink, and peace.
Sometimes you just have to get away from it all and get back to nature. Café Koharuya understand this, and has carved out a little piece of paradise on northern Okinawa where fresh juice, savory noodles and tasty desserts await.
American foodies often plan their restaurant outings around those owned by hip, young chefs or eateries with high praise on Yelp. But in Japan, the hottest trend is dining out at restaurants and cafes where both the meal and the decor is “instabae.”
I know we can all get stressed out every day. Swamped with emails, dealing with phone calls, juggling smart phones, tablets and facing endless responsibilities both at work and home can do that to a person.
Everybody needs some space to refresh your mind from time to time.
Only a five-minute walk from Heiwa Dori Market, this fancy café is a real treat. Housed in “Sakurazaka Gekijo,” a historic art-house movie theater, this café has drawn movie buffs, art lovers and tourists for many years.
You may have heard that it’s OK to slurp noodles in Japan. That is very well said and very true, and in Okinawa there are many soba noodle restaurants across the island for you to slurp to your heart’s content.
I have dined in luxurious restaurants and exotic tiny local eateries around the world, yet when it comes to naming the most memorable meal of my life there is only one that comes to mind – our family dinners on New Year’s Eve at my grandfather’s house back in Tbilisi, Georgia.
Spending for the Thanksgiving meal can quickly spiral out of control. By shopping the commissary, military members can save money on this one meal and help manage their budgets for the rest of the holidays.