Even on a Monday night, Kondo was brimming with guests Continue reading
I celebrated my birthday a month belated at Beige this year – mostly because their birthday cakes are on my to-try list. I have a special attachment to this place despite it’s not one of the best restaurants I’ve visited in Tokyo. Revisiting for the third time is more about memories than food. (last review on their lunch menu) Continue reading
‘I’m dining at Chanel’. Sounds extravagant? But that’s how many would identify with the two Michelin-starred restaurant ‘Beige’ in Tokyo, perched atop the Chanel building in glitzy Ginza.
Three years ago I visited their terrace Le Jardin de Tweed. Little did I know it’s Alain Ducasse – whom is also my favourite chef – operates the restaurant and rooftop bar. Continue reading
Finally Bvlgari il Ristorante found its way into this year’s Tokyo Michelin Guide. One of Bvlgari Tokyo’s signature should be their handmade jewelry-like chocolates. Bvlgari sources cacao beans from far flung places like Venezuela and Madagascar – and turns them into irresistible dark chocolates, and often decorated in edible gold or silver. Continue reading
You might wonder, what is she doing in a cigar lounge?
Nope, I don’t really smoke cigars. But on that particular day, I felt a real need for real quiet place to chill following a long day trip to Kamakura. Alfie’s, a chic bar of Alfred Dunhill in Hong Kong, left a nice impression on me on days I needed some quiet. So I thought it would be nice to check out the one at Ginza, grab a drink before I head back to the hotel. The simple idea of a drink came with an unexpected cost. Continue reading