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[Tokyo 東京] Il Ristorante Luca Fantin x JAAN 四手餐會

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Il Ristorante Luca Fantin

Add: Bvlgari Ginza Tower 2-7-12 Ginza, Chuo-ku Tokyo
Tel: +81 3 6362 0555
Hours: [lunch] 11:30am – 2pm L.O. [dinner] 5:30 – 8:30pm L.O. (closed on Sun & Mon)
Website: www.bulgarihotels.com
Price: tasting menu 25,000 yen + 8% tax + 13% service charge
Visited: Nov 2018

Please note that this was an invited tasting.
這是一次試吃邀請。

There’s something exceedingly graceful about the dining room at Il Ristorante Luca Fantin, something I wasn’t able to experience the other night as I was tucked away at chef’s table (no complaints though). Just seeing the dining room during day light was a treat in itself – the towering windows that gave us a glimpse of the Ginza glitz at night now draw in an abundance of natural light, bringing out all the beautiful details of the space – shimmering chandelier, starched white table clothes, wine glasses light as air. It’s hard not to feel on top of the world when being ushered into somewhere as beautiful as this.

上回來 Il Ristorante Luca Fantin 坐在私密的 “主廚餐桌”,這次再訪則被安排在自然光充足的主用餐區,正好可以好好欣賞一下這個優雅空間的各個細節 – 閃閃發光的水晶燈、雪白的桌布、如空氣般輕盈的酒杯。有種,坐在世界頂端的美妙感。

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You’ve already read about chef Luca (left on the picture below) last time, and here’s a short blurb on chef Kirk: he is the head chef at JAAN, where his “Modern British” cuisine has been awarded one Michelin star and ranked #44 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. His perpetually evolving menu embodies a seasonal philosophy to showcase British dining in a refreshing light…and we were about to have a taste of it.

看過上一篇文章的你對 chef Luca 主廚已略有所知,在這裏再簡單介紹一下 chef Kirk:來自德文郡的他將傳統英式料理以新穎的手法來詮釋,善用時令食材創造季節料理;身為新加坡 JAAN 的主廚,他以自己的 “摩登英式料理” 為餐廳收獲了一顆米其林星星以及亞洲50最佳餐廳排名#44。

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December 22nd, 2018 at 9:59 am

[Tokyo 東京] Il Ristorante Luca Fantin

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Il Ristorante Luca Fantin

Add: Bvlgari Ginza Tower 2-7-12 Ginza, Chuo-ku Tokyo
Tel: +81 3 6362 0555
Hours: [lunch] 11:30am – 2pm L.O. [dinner] 5:30 – 8:30pm L.O. (closed on Sun & Mon)
Website: www.bulgarihotels.com
Price: tasting menu 25,000 yen + 8% tax + 13% service charge
Visited: Nov 2018

Please note that this was an invited tasting.
這是一次試吃邀請。

It might have been the company. I was at dinner with two charming ladies, the three of us seated snugly at Il Ristorante Luca Fantin’s chef’s table right outside the kitchen action – a setting sexy enough to swoon over for. But when I found myself  closing my eyes on the very first bite so I could concentrate on the intricate tangle of tastes and textures in my mouth, I knew that I was in for a wonderful adventure.

可能是當下的氣氛吧。這天晚上,我與兩位迷人的女士一同坐在 Il Ristorante Luca Fantin 的 chef’s table,這張私密的餐桌就在廚房邊上,不僅讓我們能一窺後廚的機密,每道菜完成後更由主廚親自端到我們桌邊並進行介紹 – 完全是美食家夢寐以求的場景。當我吃下第一口料理,我察覺到自己閉上了眼睛以便專注於感受舌尖上的風味變化…我知道,這場晚餐將會是一場奇妙的旅程。

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But perhaps, let us back up a few steps and look at this restaurant in its elegant entirety. Il Ristorante Luca Fantin, perched on the 9th floor of the Bvlgari Tower in Ginza, Tokyo, is an unbearably gorgeous dining room  – soaring ceiling, bespoke chandeliers, and towering windows that allows in an abundance of natural light during the day and all the Ginza glitz at night. It is here where chef Luca Fantin, the first Italian chef in Japan to hold a Michelin star, conjures up his magical dishes.

不過讓我們先退後幾步,來看看 Il Ristorante Luca Fantin 這家餐廳的全貌。地點在東京銀座寶格麗大樓的9樓,是個優雅高貴的空間 – 挑高的天花板,別緻的水晶燈,巨大的玻璃窗讓餐廳在白天享有奢侈的自然光,晚間則可以將銀座的繁華盡收眼底。就是在這裡,首位於日本拿到米其林星星的義大利主廚 Luca Fantin 如戲法般炮製出一道又一道的美味料理。

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Born in Treviso, Italy, chef Luca arrived in Tokyo in 2009 as Executive Chef at Il Ristorante, to push the boundaries of Italian cuisine in Japan, taking it to levels never reached before. He embarked on a quest for small producers all around Japan, and then utilized these often rare and always precious ingredients to craft dishes that embody the Italian passion for simplicity and the Japanese almost mystical awe of nature’s wonders.

*Prior to Il Ristorante, chef Luca worked at Pergola (3 Michelin stars) in Rome, Cracco in Milan (2 Michelin stars), Mugaritz in San Sebastien (2 Michelin stars), and Ryugin in Tokyo (3 Michelin stars) amongst other prestigious establishments.

Chef Luca 出身於義大利特雷維索(Treviso),2009年受邀成為東京寶格麗 Il Ristorante 餐廳的主廚,決心將日本的義大利餐廳推至前所未有的高度。他開始周遊日本找尋小農,然後用所尋獲的珍稀食材結合自己對義大利料理的熱情以及深厚功力,做出獨特而細膩的創作。

*在來到 Il Ristorante 之前,Chef Luca 曾在羅馬的 Pergola(三星),米蘭的 Cracco(二星),聖塞巴斯蒂安的 Mugaritz(二星),以東京的龍吟(三星)工作過,履歷相當精彩。

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November 29th, 2018 at 8:33 am

[Tokyo 東京] The SG Club

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The SG Club

Add: 1-7-8 Jinnan, Shibuya, Tokyo
Tel: 03-6427-0204
Hours: 2pm-2am
Price: [Guzzle] 1,100-1,800 yen/cocktail [Sip] 1,800-2,500 yen/cocktail
Visited on: Sep 2018

Those who are fascinated by the world of cocktails must be quite familiar with Speak Low and Sober Company. These two cocktail bars in Shanghai, founded by Shingo Gokan of the New York Angel’s Share fame, have been popular ever since their openings, and became even hotter after being on Asia’s 50 Best Bars a few years in a row. After establishing a strong base in Shanghai, Shingo and his team returned to Tokyo this year and opened their first ever bar in Japan.

喜歡調酒的你,一定對 Speak LowSober Company 不陌生。這兩家位于上海的酒吧由從紐約紅回亞洲的日本調酒師 Shingo Gokan 主理,不僅開幕就一炮而紅,在連續幾年得到 Asia’s 50 Best Bars 排名之後更是一座難求。在上海奠定基礎後,Shingo 和他的團隊于今年六月回到日本,在競爭激烈的東京開了他們首家位于自己本國的酒吧。

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They named their Tokyo bar “The SG Club” and placed it in Shibuya, which is an area often associated with images of 109 girls, but the bar is located slightly outside of the hustle and bustle, in a more quiet area known as “大人の渋谷” (adult’s shibuya). The bar is consisted of the casual and lively “Guzzle” on the first floor, and the more elegantly appointed “Sip” in the basement (S + G = SG Club).

東京店 The SG Club 的地點在涉谷區,不過不是大家首先想到的109辣妹一帶,而是稍微外圍一些,被稱爲 “大人の渋谷” 的熟齡區域。The SG Club 分爲兩樓,一樓是比較輕松的 Guzzle(意思是 “大口喝”),地下一層則是氣氛優雅的 Sip(“小口啜飲”),而 Sip 和 Guzzle 加起來就成了 SG,也是店名的由來。

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There are certainly many similarities between The SG Club and Speak Low, but the former has been inserted with some Japanese characteristics, such as signs written in Edo period Japanese, and ceilings adorned with tatami frames. There are also a few elements Shingo brought back from New York, like the in-house shoe-shining service (yes, there’s actually professional shoe shiner on-site).

The SG Club 和 Speak Low 有不少相似之處,不過在裝潢上更多了一些日式風格,比如用江戶時代日語書寫的指示牌以及榻榻米框架的天花板。店裏也加入了不少 Shingo 從紐約帶回來的元素,比如給客人擦鞋的空間(店員裏還真的有一位很專業的擦鞋師傅)。

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The vibe at Guzzle is casual and lively, with more straight-forward cocktails (1,100-1,800 yen) such as this New York Lemonade composed of clarified milk punch and Ch. Igai Takaha red wine. There’s no need to stir before drinking, and as the ratio changes slightly from sip to sip, the flavors also evolve.

Guzzle 的氣氛輕松熱絡,調酒較簡單(約1,100-1,800日幣),比如這杯 New York Lemonade 僅由 clarified milk punch 和 Ch. Igai Takaha 紅酒兩個元素組成,喝時無需攪拌,每一口的風味都在變化。

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November 6th, 2018 at 8:15 am

[Tokyo 東京] Gen Yamamoto

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Gen Yamamoto

Add: Anniversary Building 1F 1-6-4 Azabu-Juban, Minato, Tokyo
Tel: 03-6434-0652
Website: genyamamoto.jp/bar_tokyo
Hours: 3-11pm (closed on Mon)
Price: 4700 yen/4 cocktails, 6700 yen/6 cocktails
Visited: Sep 2018

First of all, do know that Gen Yamamoto isn’t your typical bar. Take its operating hours as an example – 3 to 11pm – obviously, this is not where you would come to get intoxicated on late nights. Secondly, there’s no menu here, all you can do is choose between the 4-course and 6-course cocktail tastings. Seriously, who would look for cocktail flights as early as 3pm? *…raises hand shyly*

首先,你要知道 Gen Yamamoto 不是一家尋常的酒吧。就拿營業時間來說,它居然下午3點就開門,晚上11點就打烊 – 很顯然,這不是一個讓人深夜買醉的地方。再者,這裏沒有酒單,你只能選擇4至6杯的 cocktail tasting 讓調酒師自由發揮。咦,有人會想要下午3點就開始大喝調酒?還真有,比如我本人 🙆🏻。

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It is highly recommended to make a reservation before visiting Gen Yamamoto (available via phone or email) as he is usually unable to accommodate drop-ins. I arrived at 3pm sharp for my appointment, and it took me a few moments to spot the unmarked entrance…surely only visible to those specifically looking.

Gen Yamamoto 採取預約制*,基本上只招待事先訂位的客人(可通過電話或郵件)。我在下午3點准時抵達這家位於麻布十番商店街側的一條不起眼小巷中的酒吧。門面低調,若非特意找來,大概根本看都不會看它一眼吧?

*就算現場有空位,Yamamoto-san 也不一定會開放給未預約的客人入座。倒不是擺高姿態,而是他有自己調酒的節奏,不想被未預約的客人打斷,影響到其它客人的體驗。

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Upon entering the draped door, an intimate space came into plain view – eight seats surrounding a L-shaped wooden bar, dim lighting, simple decors, no music. It’s as if all that’s unnecessary has been stripped, leaving only the absolute essentials. Yamamoto-san, clad in an all white suit jacket, also employs the same no-frills style in his mixology – no fancy hand gestures, no jiggers, just his own tastebuds to approve the taste of each made-to-order cocktails.

打開布簾後的門,小小的空間一覽無遺。八個位置圍繞著一整塊原木雕琢成的 L 型吧台,燈光昏黃、布置簡潔、沒有音樂,似乎一切多余的東西都被刪除,留下最必不可少的部分。身著白色西裝外套的 Yamamoto-san 連調酒也是這個風格 – 沒有花俏的手勢,不用量杯,完全憑自己的舌頭來確認調酒的風味。

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This makes perfect sense, as Yamamoto-san features seasonal fruits in his cocktails, and he must adapt the composition according to each fruit. Up first: freshly mashed cape gooseberry (a.k.a gound cherries) with a “Hakurakusei” junmai daiginjo sake.

這也合理,畢竟 Yamamoto-san 的調酒都以當季水果爲主,他必須根據每顆水果的風味做調整。比如第一杯,他將新鮮燈籠果現場搗碎後與 “伯樂星” 清酒調和,作爲 cocktail tasting 酸甜清爽的開始。

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October 29th, 2018 at 2:53 am

[Tokyo 東京] Kioicho Mitani 紀尾井町 三谷

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紀尾井町 三谷 Mitani Kioicho

Add: 3F Kioicho Terrace, 1-3 Kioicho, Chiyoda, Tokyo
Tel: +81-3-6256-9566
Hours: lunch and dinner
Price: ~32,000 yen
Visited: Sep 2018

There are certain sushi restaurants in Tokyo that are simply impossible to book, such as Yotsuya Mitani. This tiny 9-seat sushi bar serves dinner only, and the next opening – even if you are introduced by a frequent customer – is apparently 2 years away. Fortunately for those who are eager to get a taste of what Mitani is about, a sister restaurant was opened two years ago in Kioicho. While dinner reservations here also need to be made months in advance, lunch is much easier…(reservation available via pocketconcierge.com)

東京有一些永遠訂不到的壽司店,四ツ谷的三谷(Yotsuya Mitani)就是其中一家。這小小的9人座壽司吧只有晚餐營業,不僅必須通過介紹人才能預約,而且即是如此都要等到兩年後才有位子,是個不可能的任務。不過兩年多前三谷在紀尾井町開了分店,雖然晚餐的訂位也是要到好幾個月後了,但是午餐顯然比較容易,朋友順利幫我訂到了位子。

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Mitani Kioicho is larger than the original restaurant, with a bar that seats 12 and a private room that accomodates 4-6. I went by myself for lunch, and was seated at the corner to be served by head chef Takano-san (the gentleman in glasses in the photo below).

紀尾井町三谷比本店要大一些,吧台可以坐12個人,還有個4-6人的包廂。我一人前往,被安排在吧台轉角的位子,由總店長高野博幸先生(下圖帶眼鏡這一位)服務。

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If I understood his Japanese correctly, Takano-san had been working with Mitani-san for years in another restaurant before Mitani Yotsuya opened. After yet a few more years together at Mitani Yotsuya, Takano-san was entrusted with the responsibility of heading up the sister restaurant when it opened two years ago. Bonus point: not only is Takano-san chatty and all smiles, he also speaks some English so no worries if you don’t understand Japanese.

如果我日文理解沒有錯誤的話,高野師傅在三谷師傅開店前就和他一起工作多年,稱他爲自己的 “master”。後來在四ツ谷三谷工作數年後,來到在紀尾井町三谷擔任店長一職,是位功力紮實、非常健談的一位壽司師傅,聊天時總是笑容滿面。他會說一些簡單的英語,完全不會日語的食客也不需要太擔心。

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First came a clear soup of clams with uni from Rishiri Island, Hokkaido. Naturally sweet and full of umami, a most charming start to a meal.

首先上的是蛤蜊清湯和北海道利尻島的海膽,鮮甜至極。

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Kioicho Mitani 紀尾井町 三谷

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October 10th, 2018 at 10:34 am

[Tokyo 東京] Yakumo Saryo 八雲茶寮

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Yakumo Saryo 八雲茶寮

Add: 3-4-7 Yakumo, Meguro-ku
Tel: +81-3-5731-1620
Hours: 9am-9pm
Website: yakumosaryo.jp
Price: Breakfast 3,200 yen + tax
Visited: Sep 2018

I wrote about Yakumo Saryo on Sugared & Spiced two years ago, after a charming afternoon visit to this beautiful space where I tasted an absolutely mesmerizing persimmon butter dessert. Upon returning to Tokyo, I decided to come back again for a morning tea session, which sounded like the best way to start a day…

大約兩年前在 Sugared & Spiced 上介紹過八雲茶寮。當時和朋友在下午時段前來喝茶吃和菓子,事後一直對當時嚐到的 “柿衣” 念念不忘(沒看過這篇文章的,請點擊這裏)。這次決定來享用朝茶,柔柔順順地開始一天。

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Yakumo Saryo is a bit removed from the city center, and it takes about 15 minutes to walk from the nearest metro station. It looks more like a private mansion, and if not for the “kakigori” signed hung near the gate during the summer season, I don’t suppose many passersby would dare venture in.

八雲茶寮距離市中心有一段距離,從最近的地鐵站走過來還要15分鍾。門口看上去像是個有大庭院的私宅,要不是因爲夏季門口挂上了 “氷” 的旗子,就算路過也不敢貿然入內吧?

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Upon entering the yard, its calming ambience is immediately soothing. It’s as if all worldly worries have been shielded and left behind the drapes.

穿過庭院來到入口處,因爲在豔陽下找路而煩躁的心開始自然沈澱,所有的煩惱和思緒,都遺留在布簾之外…

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The founder of Yakumo Saryo is designer Shinichiro Ogata, whose design studio Simplicity has put together well-known interior design works throughout Japan, such as Aesop Shinsaibashi Higashiya,  and Andaz Tokyo.

八雲茶寮的負責人緒方慎一郎是位室內設計師,他的設計事務所 Simplicity 出了非常多知名的店鋪,比如京都和東京的 Aesop 以及之前介紹過的 Higashiya 和櫻井焙茶研究所(都是值得去的好地方)。

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September 27th, 2018 at 10:50 am

[Tokyo 東京] CASICA

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CASICA

Add: 1-4-6 Shinkiba, Koto, Tokyo
Hours: 11:00-19:00
Website: casica.tokyo
Visited: Sep 2018

CASICA is a gorgeous two-story multi-purpose space converted from an old lumber warehouse. The location is in Shinkiba, which may look a bit far out on the map, but is actually only a 20-minute metro ride from Ginza. For those also interested in TeamLAB Planets & Borderless, these two exhibitions are close to CASICA, so it’s a good idea to do them on the same day.

2017 年底開幕的 CASICA 是個時空交錯的絕美空間。建築原本是木材倉庫,廢棄一段時日後才改建爲全新的複合式空間。地點位于稍微有點偏的 “新木場”,不過從銀座搭地鐵過來大概也就20幾分鍾,出站後步行5分鍾左右就可以抵達。(注:CASICA 離 TeamLAB 的兩個展覽 – Planets 和 Borderless – 都不遠,可以同一天前往。)

Tokyo CASICA 東京 カシカ

Tokyo CASICA 東京 カシカ

The renovated space is operated by Tanoshinal Inc., a Japanese film production company, with the concept of “visualizing one’s sense and values” and the aim to create an easy encounter with old and new, Japanese and foreign, without borders.  (“Visualization” in Japanese is かしか / CASICA.)

改造後的新空間由影像制作公司 “株式會社タノシナル” 營運,概念是 “將生活過的時間與空間可視化”。因爲日文中 “可視化” 的發音唸做 “かしか(CASICA)”,于是項目就以這個名字開啓了。

Tokyo CASICA 東京 カシカ

Tokyo CASICA 東京 カシカ

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September 24th, 2018 at 8:55 am

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[Tokyo 東京] AMAN TOKYO 東京安缦

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AMAN TOKYO

Add: The Otemachi Tower, 1-5-6 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Tel: 03 5224 3333
Website: www.aman.com/resorts/aman-tokyo
Price: afternoon tea 4600 yen +15%+8%
Visited: Sep 2018

Please note that this was an invited tasting.
這是一次試吃邀請。

I’ve been seeing too many beautiful photos of Aman Tokyo since it opened at the end of 2014 (has it really been almost four years?). So of course, it was with high expectations when I finally set foot on this property during a recent trip to Tokyo…

自東京安缦2014年底開幕以來(什麽,已經快四年了?),我就一直陸陸續續看到有關它的報道。這次去東京,終于踏了進去。 (better late than never, right?)

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The hotel is located in the financial district of Otemachi, up on the 33-38th floors of The Otemachi Tower. It’s only a five-minute walk from Tokyo Station, making it THE most centrally located Aman resort in the world. So convenient that it was almost disorienting, given that all the previous Aman resorts are known to be placed in relatively remote locations.

東京安缦位於金融區大手町瑞穗銀行建築的33-38樓,是安缦集團內首家高樓型度假酒店,距離東京車站僅約5分鐘步行,交通便捷的令人有點不習慣(畢竟安缦一直都走偏僻路線的)。

Aman Tokyo afternoon tea 東京安縵下午茶

Through a low-key entrance and an elevator ride later, a friend and I reached the lobby on the 33rd floor. Designed by Kerry Hill Architects, the hotel is a blend of traditional Japanese design with contemporary flair. Classic Japanese materials such as camphor wood, washi paper and stones are employed to create a calming oasis amidst the dizzying Tokyo city center.

經過一如既往低調的入口後上到33樓的大堂,一切豁然開朗。東京安缦由 Kerry Hill Architects 所設計,運用了充足的自然光以及日本本土素材 – 樟木、和紙、山石 – 來打造這座繁忙城市中的禪意綠洲。

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The most eye-catching centerpiece of the lobby is the 6-floor-high ceiling, created using layers of washi paper and shoji frame. Natural light diffuses through the washi paper into the grand lobby, giving it a soft and gently illuminated look.

大堂內最引人注目的是由高達6層樓的日式和紙及木框層層疊疊而成的挑高天花板。光線透過和紙灑在室內,明亮而柔和。

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September 23rd, 2018 at 6:21 pm

[Tokyo 東京] bricolage bread & co.

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bricolage bread & co.

Add: Keyakizaka Terrace, Roppongi 6-15-1 , Minato-ku
Tel: 03 6804 3350
Hours: [bakery] 11am-8pm [cafe/Dining] 9am-8pm (closed on Mon)
Website: bricolagebread.com
Visited: Sep 2018

There’s a beautiful new bakery in Roppongi called bricolage bread & co., and here’s why you should visit: the team behind the project consists of Shinobu Namae of L’Effervescence (two Michelin star restaurant in Tokyo), Ayumu Iwanaga of Le Sucré-Coeur (famed bakery in Osaka), and Kenji Kojima of Fuglen (popular cafe/bar in Oslo/Tokyo). An all star team to say the least, and it’s no wonder that bricolage bread & co. instantly became the hotspot as soon as it opened.

今年六月,東京六本木開了一家美得有點犯規的麵包店 – bricolage bread & co.,幕後推手是大阪知名烘培店 Le Sucré-Coeur 岩永歩,東京米其林二星 L’Effervescence 料理長生江史伸,以及 Fuglen Tokyo 小島賢治。如此驚人的組合,也難怪這家店會一炮而紅。

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bricolage bread & co. tokyo

bricolage bread & co. tokyo

Bricolage is the French word for “do it yourself”, and that’s the concept at heart of this bakery. All breads are made using local Japanese flour, and these freshly baked wonders are paired with glorious coffee from none other than Fuglen.

Bricolage 是法語,可以翻譯成 “do it yourself”,也就是 “用自己的雙手創造” 的意思。這正是 bricolage bread & co. 的品牌理念,他們堅持使用國産小麥,由團隊親自至各産地挑選,再將新鮮烘焙出的面包佐以 Fuglen 的美妙咖啡。

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September 23rd, 2018 at 2:52 pm

[Tokyo 東京] Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills 東京虎之門丘安達仕

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Andaz Tokyo Toranomon

Add: 1-23-4, Toranomon, Minato-ku , Tokyo
Tel: +81 3 6830 1234
Website: tokyo.andaz.hyatt.com
Price: from 70,000 yen/night
Visited: Sep 2018

Attracted to Andaz Tokyo’s sleek design and stunning views of the city skyline, I’ve been eyeing this hotel since it opened back in June 2014…and finally had a chance to stay there on a recent trip to Tokyo. The hotel sits on the top six floors of the 52-story Toranomon Hills skyscraper, located between Tokyo Tower and the Imperial Palace. It’s not far from Ginza and is just a 5-minute walk from the nearest metro, making it quite convenient especially for business and leisure travelers alike.

東京虎之門丘安達仕酒店在2014年6月開幕時,我就被它的漂亮設計以及能遠眺東京鐵塔的無敵夜景給吸引了,最近一次去東京終於有機會入住。先來看看地點:在東京鐵塔以及皇居中間的虎之門丘Toranomon Hills最高6層樓,最靠近的地鐵走路5-10分鐘可到達,對商業旅客或遊客來說都算方便。

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As you might already know, Andaz is the luxury lifestyle hotel subsidiary of the Hyatt group known for integrating local elements into a hotel’s décor, and this theme is apparent right when one steps into the Tokyo Andaz lobby on the 51st floor. Designed by Tony Chi of New York and the Tokyo-based Shinichiro Ogata from SIMPLICITY (who, incidentally, is also the founder of one of my favorite spaces in Tokyo – Yakumo Saryo), Andaz Tokyo incorporates Japanese elements such as washi paper and walnut wood throughout the space.

安達仕是Hyatt集團旗下的奢華生活方式酒店品牌,著重於將當地文化融入設計之中。這份用心在踏入東京安達仕52樓大堂的那一刻就可以感受到 – 由紐約設計師Tony Chi以及日本SIMPLICITY的緒方慎一郎共同設計的空間裡融入了日本特有的和紙、當地產的胡桃木等材質,讓客人瞬間體會到在地文化的魅力。(順帶一提,我非常愛的八雲茶寮也是緒方慎一郎設計的。)

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