Japanese Superfoods: Shichimi

The Huffington Post put shichimi togarashi on its list of 14 foods to add to your diet in 2014, but the Japanese have been onto...

By Luisa Heenan
June 23, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Latte Graphic Oceania Style Cafe, Machida

If you are looking to explore outside of your usual weekend brunch comfort zones, then I have just the place you should go and visit....

By Alicia Hewat
June 20, 2014 | Food & Drink

Sirotae Cake Shop, Akasaka

When I first came to Tokyo, a good slice of cheesecake seemed impossible to find. But thanks to a Japanese friend who brought Sirotae’s show-stopping...

By Dinasha Cellura
June 16, 2014 | Food & Drink

Terrace Dining at the French Kitchen, Roppongi Hills

Two of my absolute favorite things to do this time of year in Tokyo are to eat and drink outside, and luckily the city offers...

By Kelly Wetherille
June 13, 2014 | Food & Drink

Buddha Bellies Japanese Cooking School, Jimbocho

Going out for Japanese food is always a treat, but have you ever tried to duplicate your menu favorites at home? Apart from broiled fish...

By Chanyn Kirtman
June 2, 2014 | Food & Drink

Saru, Ebisu

Having a restaurant in your neighborhood that you consider your go-to local joint is worth more than all the stars in the little red book....

By Cheryl White
May 29, 2014 | Food & Drink

SuperOrganic Foods Takes Natural to a New Level

The term “organic” is often considered to be synonymous with safe, healthy agricultural products, but few people know what it truly means, especially in the...

By Dinasha Cellura
May 26, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Kenzo Estate Brings Napa Wines to Roppongi Hills

Anyone who has had the pleasure of eating or drinking out in Tokyo knows that our beloved city is home to a staggeringly large variety...

By Kelly Wetherille
May 23, 2014 | Food & Drink

Japanese Superfoods: Miso

Although the rest of the world may have jumped on the kale, coconut oil and raw cacao obsession of “super foods,” we are so lucky...

By Luisa Heenan
May 20, 2014 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

J.H.V. French Food & Wine, Atago Hills

In my experience, French food in Tokyo tends to fall into one of two categories: excellent but shamefully overpriced, or mediocre (and often still overpriced)....

By Kelly Wetherille
May 16, 2014 | Food & Drink

Five Cocktails for the Japanese Spring

Springtime in Japan is nothing short of wonderful. The sun shines bright, the trees are covered in flowers and newly sprouted leaves, and the days...

By Kelly Wetherille
May 9, 2014 | Food & Drink

Exclusive Savvy Event: One-Day Cooking School at Le Cordon Bleu

Please join Savvy Tokyo on Monday, June 16 for a one-day cooking school at Le Cordon Bleu's Tokyo home, located in Daikanyama. After learning and...

By The Savvy Team
May 8, 2014 | Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Breakfast at Ivy Place Cafe, Daikanyama

Having two small children that sometimes wake up ridiculously early, my husband and I are often on the lookout for somewhere to eat breakfast. Not...

By Alisa Kerr
April 18, 2014 | Food & Drink

Recipe: Mochi Kinchaku

Did you know that you can make oden (the vegetables, tofu, eggs and other ingredients you see simmering in a hot broth in convenience stores)...

By Mari Nameshida
April 14, 2014 | Food & Drink

Pure Cafe, Minami Aoyama

Whether you are vegan or just interested in finding a nutritious and delicious place to eat, I absolutely recommend Pure Cafe. It’s an oasis of...

By Alisa Kerr
April 4, 2014 | Food & Drink

JamRock Cafe, Harajuku

If you’re looking for authentic Jamaican food in a casual setting, look no further than JamRock Cafe in Harajuku. Not only is it a prime...

By Vivian Morelli
March 20, 2014 | Food & Drink

Breakfast at Lauderdale, Roppongi Hills

Breakfast and brunch places are in no short supply in Tokyo, but ones that open earlier than 10 or 11 a.m. most definitely are. That's...

By Mia Moranza
March 10, 2014 | Food & Drink

Rigoletto Bar and Grill, Roppongi Hills

Pretty much every restaurant, at every price point, has good and bad points. Rigoletto in Roppongi Hills does so much right and yet so much...

By Mia Moranza
February 28, 2014 | Food & Drink