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Toile de Liberté – Antique Brunch Cafe (Yutenji, Tokyo)

Toile de liberte

I love brunch and was thrilled when a friend invited us to her favorite brunch spot, Toile de Liberté (トワル ド リベルテ). Toile de Liberté is an antique cafe located behind Yutenji Temple. The cafe is furnished from floor to ceiling with antiques from around the world, and antique furniture and sundries are on sale on their 2nd …

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Granny Smiths Apple Pie (Setagaya, Aoyama, Ginza & Yokohama)

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Granny Smiths Apple Pie & Coffee (グラニースミス アップルパイ&コーヒー) offers takeaway counter specializes in four delicious varieties of apple pie; Japan Dutch Crumble, Classic Rum Raisin, French D’mandes and England Custard (around 400 yen per slice). They also offer delicious seasonal pies, teas, espresso and coffee drinks. The small shop doesn`t provide seating however …

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Toms Sandwich (Daikanyama , Tokyo)- Hearty & Homemade Sandwiches

Toms Sandwich is a family-owned and operated sandwich shop that has been around for over 40 years (since June 28, 1973). Located in the Hillside Terrace, kitty-corner from Daikanyama T-site, it`s a cozy place with an open kitchen, a large glass window view of nature and picnic bench-like seating. It offers …

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La Boutique Le Cordon Bleu (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

La Boutique Cafe Le Cordon Bleu (ラ・ブティック カフェ – ル・コルドン・ブルー) is the perfect spot to enjoy a tea break. They offer a wide assortment of deli foods, croissants, baguettes, French breads, cakes and spirits. My son and I were in the neighborhood and had always walked by but we never went in. Since it …

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Niko Niko Park (Aoyama, Tokyo)

Niko Niko Park (にこにこパーク) is a kids jungle gym paradise. It has a variety of equipment for your little one to play on. The Jungle Tower with a slide, the Wonder Jungle & Sandpit for the little ones, a Fitness Area and a Spider Spider trampoline. Parents can relax & chat …

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Tokyo Kids Indoor Play Centers

** 11/2015 Update ** Please visit our updated list of the Top 9 Tokyo Kids Indoor Play Centers. Staying indoors with your kids can be daunting. Here are my favorite places to go with kids on rainy days, and my personal experience at a number of them. We have some great activity …

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Kua Aina, 9 Locations in Tokyo – Hawaiian Burger and Sandwich Grill

If you`re looking for a good, solid burger stop by Kua Aina. Originally from Hawaii, their light wooden interior, island music and colorful Hawaiin goods adorning the walls makes you feel like you walked into a burger joint on the island. Their large hamburger patties, seasoned with the owner`s original and secret spices …

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Rainbow Sweets (Harajuku, Tokyo)

We visited the famous Rainbow Sweets shop along Takeshita Street in Harajuku the other day. Enjoy six types of Hokkaido Vanilla ice cream blended with concentrated fruit paste and places them in a cup so it looks like a rainbow from above. Their sister shop, the Totti Candy Factory that creates …

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Tokyo & Kyoto Cherry Blossom Illuminations 2019

Tokyo Family Activities

Cherry blossoms will be in full bloom over the next two weeks. We love taking morning walks under the cherry blossoms, but nothing beats the evening illuminated petals of white and pinks against the dark sky. Grab a plastic sheet to throw on the ground, your jacket and some warming …

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Organic Cafe Lulu (Koto-ku, Tokyo) – Reading Cafe and Play Space

Organic Cafe LuLu (オーガニックカフェ ルル) in Kiba is a parents` dream cafe. This bright and airy space serves only organic meals (all dairy and egg free) prepared by licensed nutritionists, houses a large selection of children`s books – both in English and Japanese, wooden play house with foosball table, wooden …

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Ebisu Park Playground (Ebisu, Tokyo)

Ebisu Park (恵比寿公園) is a large sand park located near the intersection of Ebisu Minami, between Ebisu and Daikanyama. This hidden gem is a great place to let your kids burn off energy. The park has newly painted equipment and plenty of shade and bench seating. It`s a great spot to …

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Sugekari Park (Aobadai, Tokyo)

Sugekari Park is located in Aobadai, a 10-min walk from Nakameguro and Daikanyama stations. Frequented by local neighborhood kids and students from the Sugekari Elementary School, it`s a nice place to relax and let your kids run around on grass. The park also houses a refurbished Japanese-style house and Garden. …

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Shutters (Daikanyama, Tokyo)

Shutters in Daikanyama serves deliciously tender soy sauce or salt and pepper flavored ribs as well as curry, pasta, salad & dessert. Located in the basement of the La Fuente baby and kids clothing mall in Daikanyama it`s a great spot to have lunch after a day of shopping. We especially like …

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Tsuchiya Randoseru – One of Japan`s Most Respected Names in Leather Goods

tsuchiya randoseru

The Tsuchiya Randoseru (ランドセル) is one of Japan’s most respected names in leather goods. For more than 50 years, the Tsuchiya Bag Co., Ltd has meticulously handcrafted high quality, original randoseru. In 2015, to mark its fiftieth anniversary, the company launched a collection of randoseru for working adults – the Otona Randsel Randoseru, which …

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Urth Caffe (Daikanyama, Tokyo) – Healthy Food and Organic Drinks Cafe

urth caffe

Urth Caffe is one of my favourite spots to visit for a healthy American meal. Located in chic Daikanyama they serve a delicious selection of healthy salads, hearty sandwiches and paninis. They`re well known for their exclusively organic coffees and fine teas as well as their refreshing bobas (bubble teas), smoothies and juices. …

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2019 Tokyo Japan Weekend Events and Activities

2019 Tokyo Japan Weekend Events and Activties

2019 Tokyo Japan Weekend Events and Activities. Best Living Japan is a blog made and managed by Moms, who are living in Japan. We know what Tokyo, Japan events and activities our family has enjoyed and want to share our best recommendations with you! This list is in order of …

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Tokyo Supermarket Grocery Delivery

I love online grocery delivery in Japan — it`s fast and convenient, but sometimes I`m not too happy with the delivery; the lack of crispness in my greens, my fruits being too ripe, and the very short expiration date on my dairy products–okay, so I`m a little picky when it comes …

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