Things to do this week in Tokyo September 9 – September 15

Things to do this week in Tokyo September 9 – September 15

Posted on Sep 10, 2013 in Must see, Things to do | 0 comments

‘Embrace the Animal, Strive for the Human’ Until Sat Sep 21, 2013 Vanilla Gallery You generally know what you’re going to get from a trip to Vanilla Gallery, which specialises in work that flirts with the erotic, sadistic and fetishistic. True to form, this solo show by controversial American artist John Santerineross will feature 58 ‘dark magic’ photographs that delve into Greek mythology, religion and the spiritual world. As the title...

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Where to eat: Aoyama Flower Market Tea House

Where to eat: Aoyama Flower Market Tea House

Posted on Sep 8, 2013 in Things to do, Where to eat | 0 comments

Few cafés in Omotesando can rival the atmosphere at this verdant tea shop, which sits inside the Aoyama Flower Market shop on the corner of Aoyama-dori. Flowers and plants crowd the greenhouse-like interior, where customers can sample herbal teas alongside a menu of food including open sandwiches, parfaits and French toast. Details Address  5-1-2 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo Transport Omotesando Station (Ginza, Hanzomon, Chiyoda lines) Telephone 03 3400 0887 Open Daily...

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Where to shop (and drink): Maison Kitsuné and Café Kitsuné

Where to shop (and drink): Maison Kitsuné and Café Kitsuné

Posted on Sep 8, 2013 in Things to do, Where to drink, Where to shop | 0 comments

Café Kitsuné The Kitsuné brand has fingers in several pies – fashion, music and, it seems, coffee. Grab a well-brewed cup in the Japanese-style café next to the Maison Kitsuné shop in Omotesando, and browse records and selections from the Parisien and Kitsuné Tee lines. The décor incorporates Japanese touches like custom-made tatami and fusuma sliding doors, while the in-house barristas have been trained by Omotesando Koffee‘s Eiichi Kunitomo. Details Address ...

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Things to do: This weekend: Roppongi Hills Bon-Odori dance festival

Things to do: This weekend: Roppongi Hills Bon-Odori dance festival

Posted on Aug 24, 2013 in Must see, News, Things to do | 0 comments

Until Sun Aug 25, 2013 Roppongi Hills Arena This lively Roppongi Hills event features traditional Obon dance performed in a purpose-built arena by yukata-clad dancers. Decorations add to the atmosphere, while the surrounding stalls cater to hungry crowds with all the usual festival fare. Details Open Aug 23-25 Time Fri (stalls only) 5-9pm, Sat-Sun stalls from 3-9pm, performance 5-8pm Venue Roppongi Hills Arena Address 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Transport Roppongi...

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