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I once read that the only rival Starbucks faced entering Japan was Komeda Coffee. And Komeda’s approach is obviously far different from that of Starbucks, so essentially, Starbucks had no real competitor in Japan. Starbucks is sophisticated and stylish; Komeda Coffee maintains the spirit of the old-fashioned neighborhood tea room. The waitresses are older part-timers・・・
I’ve heard of a “Temple Cafe,” where a cafe looks like a temple, but Houshouji Temple is the first “Temple Cafe” that’s really a temple. Well, actually, there’s a cafe set up in one section of this venerable temple. Houshouji, a Buddhist temple belonging to the Rinzai sect, was built by Maeda Toshitsune, the Kaga・・・
I’ve been driving out to Chugu Onsen for ten years now. The view along Route 157 heading to Chugu Onsen from Kanazawa has been completely etched in my memory. I’m disappointed to see the traffic volume gradually decreasing. The number of cars on the road after passing Tsurugi has also decreased dramatically. I always stop・・・