random Starbucks, Tokyo

Being disappointed with various coffee houses in Tokyo, I decided to see what Starbucks was like there. Yes, Starbucks. I didn't even pay particular attention to which one it was... but does that matter? Actually, what caught my eye was that they had a flavor not available at other Starbucks, nor at any I've come … Continue reading random Starbucks, Tokyo

Fukusaya, Daimaru, Tokyo Station

Before going to Japan, castella cakes from Fukusaya were on the list of things to bring home as gifts for friends and loved ones (including myself lol). I read these were originally foreign (Portuguese?) but pretty much became a staple (Nagasaki?), and are rather simple cakes. I stopped by a Fukusaya store but I went … Continue reading Fukusaya, Daimaru, Tokyo Station