Shirogane / Mita

Teien Museum (Shirogane, Tokyo) – Japanese Art Deco Beauty

Teien Museum, Art Deco Tokyo, Shirogane

The Teien Museum is a perfectly preserved residence, now museum,  from the 1930’s. The museum has been closed for the past seven months due to retrofit for handicap users. The new exhibit is “Decoration never dies, anyway” which runs until February 25th, 2018. The Teien Museum, built in 1933, was …

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The Institute of Nature Studies (Shirogane, Tokyo)

Shirogane Nature Park, The Institute of Nature Studies

If you do not have time to get outside of Tokyo, but want to escape for an hour or two than the park run by The Institute of Nature Studies in Shiorgane is a convenient and tranquil solution. Even though the park is located right next to a highway that …

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Platinum Don Quijote (Shirokanedai, Tokyo) – Open 24 Hours

A new Don Quijote has opened on Platinum Dori in Shirokanedai, Minato-ku (プラチナドンキホーテ) – Platinum Don Quijote. It replaced the old Tokyo Supermarket. Biked over today to check it out since my neighbours were all taking about it. Like most Don Quijotes it is open 24 hours a day, seven …

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Kiwi Kitchen Gourmet Cafe & Catering (Shirogane, Tokyo)

Kiwi Kitchen Gourmet Cafe & Catering is one of those places in Tokyo that you just trust and rely. Not only do they offer healthy home recipes in their cute indoor/outdoor cafe, they also have a great play space for babies and toddlers, takeout, catering and a party rental room.  The …

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Ikedayama Park & Japanese Garden (Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo)

ikedayama park

Ikedayama Park (池田山公園) is a beautiful hidden gem located between Shirokanedai and Gotanda Stations. Nestled in the quiet residential neighborhood of Shinagawa, the Japanese Garden is beautifully maintained and holds a sizeable pond with large, colorful Koi fish. Built on a hill there are multiple levels to the garden where visitors can …

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Hakudai Children’s Park (Shirokanedai, Tokyo)

Hakudai Children's Park

Hakudai Children’s Park is a small, clean and convenient neighborhood park in Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo. The park is a great place to play and meet-up with friends since it is conveniently located a one minute walk from Shirokanedai Exit 2 which is has an elevator. You can grab an obento …

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Tarantella da Luigi (Shirogane, Tokyo) – Italian Seasonal Cooking

Tarantella da Luigi (タランテッラ ダ ルイジ ) in Shirogane (near Shirogane Takanawa station) is one of my favourite neighbourhood restaurants in Minato-ku. Despite its location tucked away off the little Shirgane shopping street, it is constantly full. The patrons who come to Tarantella da Luigi, Shirogane with babies and little …

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Maruichi Bagel (Shirogane, Tokyo) – Best Bagels in Tokyo!

Maruichi Bagel, Shirogane - Best Bagels in Tokyo!

The best bagels in Tokyo are piping hot at Maruichi Bagel in Shirogane, Minato-ku. Maruichi Bagel, best bagels in Tokyo, is located near Shirogane-Takanawa station. Hiroo and Azabu residents are so lucky to have such a great bagel shop in their backyards. The bagel shop is a tiny hole is the …

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Saru Shirogane (Ebisu/Hiroo, Tokyo) – Healthy Bistro

Saru

Saru Shirogane is one of those restaurants that looks interesting from the outside, but you might not have tried it because it is slightly hidden under a highway overpass. However, Saru is not hiding anything; the staff can tell you exactly where each piece of meat or veggie originates from in …

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