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A unique hotel has come to Kanazawa from Tokyo. All staff members are fluent in foreign languages, and most of the guests are from overseas. On the fifth floor, there’s an event space with a kitchen that accommodates about 30 people for parties. But party-partcipants have to bring their own food and drinks. Sometimes it’s・・・
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I got a last-minute invitation to a year-end party and hurried over to Iwashigumi. It was packed. I was looking forward to joining my friends inside, but I felt a little sorry to jump past all the others waiting outside. The minced sardines are super delicious. Sardines – just a common, everyday fish – but・・・
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・・・
Lunch at Ishiguro is wonderful. Unfortunately, passers-by are not all that likely to stop in because there aren’t any big signs or flags outside. Again today, just as yesterday and the day before, only regular customers come in. The lunch menu changes every day, so you never know what to expect. Actually, that’s kind of・・・
“A friend arrives from afar. There is no greater pleasure” 🦀🦀🦀 For customers coming from outside the prefecture, the only thing on the menu is the winter snow crab. Since the master of Sekitoba is also in charge of shopping at the fish market, the seafood is always fresh and inexpensive. This time of year,・・・