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

4 Fashion Sites You Should Be Shopping Now

Over the past decade or so, a lot has changed on the e-commerce landscape, both in Japan and around the world. It used to be...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 15, 2013 | Fashion

TELL’s 18th Annual Connoisseurs’ Auction

There is literally no end to the number of ways in which you can spend money on dining, drinking and entertainment in Tokyo, but if...

By The Savvy Team
November 14, 2013 | Lifestyle

Women’s International Networking Conference 2013

WIN (Women’s International Networking) is an independent global women’s leadership organization that inspires women worldwide and envisions to empower, develop and connect leaders through a...

By For Empowering Women
November 12, 2013 | Uncategorized

Join the Savvy Team!

Hello, Savvy Tokyoites, and welcome to our latest newsletter! This week, we are excited to announce that we are now hiring interns to work with...

By savvyAdmin
November 8, 2013 | Newsletter post

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 | Uncategorized

Kanji Cheat Sheet: Temperature Control

Now that the mercury has started to drop, do you know how to switch your air conditioning unit to heating mode for the winter? Or...

By Elisabeth Lambert
November 6, 2013 | Lifestyle

@Cosme Stores: Online Reviews Meet Offline Beauty Shopping

In Japan, there is one website that far outweighs all others when it comes to beauty: @Cosme. The customer ranking and review site has been...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 5, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Weaning Your Baby in Japan

Burdock and chicken, liver stew, sukiyaki even? If you are a foreigner weaning your children here in Japan, you may at first be surprised by...

By Tokyo Mothers Group
November 5, 2013 | 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

Ai Port Station, Aoyama: A Kids’ Oasis

Tucked away in a side street off Aoyama-dori is a sweet and charming kids' haven, called Ai Port Station. A picture of Noah’s Ark marks...

By Chanyn Kirtman
November 4, 2013 | Families

Isabel Marant Pour H&M Hits Tokyo

Isabel Marant has become a celebrity favorite and a worldwide fashion force with her effortlessly chic, modern clothing. Her styling prowess in particular is something...

By Kelly Wetherille
November 1, 2013 | Fashion

Mori Living’s Luxury Residences

When people think about luxury apartments in some of Tokyo's most convenient, centrally located areas, the name that comes to mind most often is Mori...

By The Savvy Team
October 30, 2013 | Lifestyle

Rasfeel Aroma Salon, Nakano

We women are probably all guilty of forgetting to take care of ourselves, in our commitment to taking care of other people and situations. Running...

By Apryl Peredo
October 29, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Style for New Mamas

Ok moms, your little bundle of joy is finally here. You’ve spent the last nine months in forgivable textiles and maternity clothes and can’t wait...

By Chanyn Kirtman
October 25, 2013 | Families, Fashion

Straight Perm Special Offer at Toni & Guy Ebisu

Straighten your curls away with this special offer from TONI & GUY Ebisu!

By The Savvy Team
October 17, 2013 | Health & Beauty

Hong Kong Right Now

Hong Kong is constantly moving, always forward and never backwards. Standing still on the street is enough to warrant a push or a shove from...

By Rebekah Chan
October 17, 2013 | Uncategorized