Rotisserie Inn, Minami Azabu

When we were living in South America, one of our favorite takeout meals was roast chicken and potatoes. Always seasoned to perfection and cooked just...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 25, 2013 | Food & Drink

Andrée Rosier Chef Demonstration at Le Cordon Bleu

She is the first female chef to win the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF), France’s most prestigious national prize, which she did at the age...

By The Savvy Team
November 18, 2013 | Food & Drink

Kaffir Lime, Omotesando

Omotesando, an area synonymous with high fashion brands and pricey European-style restaurants is not where one might expect to find an authentic, neighbourhood Thai restaurant....

By Mia Moranza
November 8, 2013 | Food & Drink

A Night Out Like the Parisiennes

“The bottle's not important as long as it gets you drunk.” Or, as it was originally said, "Qu'importe le flacon, pourvu qu'on ait l’ivresse.” ...

By Ryoko Kokuba
November 7, 2013 | Food & Drink, Uncategorized

Bilingual American Cooking Classes in Kioicho

Here’s a savvy tip for enjoying Ema Koeda’s cooking class at Cook Coop: don’t go too hungry. When she asks you to taste the seasoned...

By Sandra Barron
November 4, 2013 | Food & Drink

Six Western Health Foods You Can Buy in Japan

It is widely accepted that, overall, the Japanese diet is far healthier than that of most Western countries. Farmers markets are common, fruits and vegetables...

By Kelly Wetherille
October 7, 2013 | Food & Drink, Health & Beauty

Double Tokyo, Nishi Azabu

In Tokyo, it is believed land can carry the curse or fortune of what has once stood there. If true, this tucked away spot in...

By The Savvy Team
October 4, 2013 | Food & Drink

Parabola, Nishi Azabu

I like wine. Who doesn't? I'm also interested in wine and enjoy learning about it and how it pairs with food, but I confess I...

By Kelly Wetherille
October 2, 2013 | Food & Drink

Cookpad Launches English Site

Jun Kaneko has a unique business card. On the back is the English recipe for a Greek salad. In fact, all employees of Cookpad have...

By Japan Today
September 30, 2013 | Food & Drink

Roti, Roppongi

In the Tokyo food maze, sometimes you need a taste of the familiar. A Tokyo classic since 2001, Roti has managed to stay fresh and...

By The Savvy Team
September 20, 2013 | Food & Drink

Clinton St. Baking Company, Aoyama

We love a long, lazy brunch on a weekend morning. Who doesn't? But sometimes we wish we could have the same comforting breakfast foods on...

By The Savvy Team
September 6, 2013 | Food & Drink

Signature, Nihonbashi

There’s a whole lot of fine dining in Tokyo, with some particularly standout restaurants inside the city's many luxury hotels. The Mandarin Oriental is no...

By Maki Yasuda
September 2, 2013 | Food & Drink