Lauren Shannon

Lauren is the founder of True Taste Tokyo, a creative agency here in Japan. She leads the Tokyo Writer’s Salon and contributes to various international blogs and websites. The Pennsylvania native and 18-year resident of Japan is a fan of great food, Japanese stationery, travel, film and art. She loves helping creators share their stories with the world.

Articles By Lauren

San Francisco Peaks, Harajuku

I love small, independent, backstreet joints, so I was happy to stumble upon this one right in Harajuku. One of the really special talents in...

April 29, 2016 | Food & Drink

The Coffee Shop, Daikanyama

On a small Daikanyama side street near the bridge crossing the Yamanote line and just up from Meiji-dori you will find a hidden caffeine haven...

August 5, 2013 | Food & Drink