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♞ Horse Racing: The Sport of Kings (Part one)♞

♞ Horse Racing: The Sport of Kings (Part one)♞

Have you ever seen a horse race in Japan?? Honestly, I have never seen a horse race. NEVER. And I am never into any gambling-ish things, I’d rather buy something that makes me happy with my money. But as one of our partner hotels; Hotel Continental Fuchu is located very near Tokyo Racecourse, it kinda [...]

Is it trendy? Black Buns

Is it trendy? Black Buns

I’ve seen Black Buns in several shops. I was wondering what taste like,,,,black buns!! So when I went to JS Burger in Ikebukuro, I ordered BLACK BUNS MOZZARELLA BURGER WITH SPICY TOMATO SAUCE. The bun tasted like,,, normal BUNS!! I was bit scared to order the black burger,,,but it was just a yummy yummy burger!!! [...]

PAKA PAKA Pudding

PAKA PAKA Pudding

Do you like Purine (flan/pudding)? Hotel Continental Fuchu, one of our sister companies, has the best one for you. One cup is 350 yen, your choice of Red egg or and blue. And if you like to have both of them, they prepare the set menu, 700 yen for you. for the set menu, tea [...]

Persimmons, anyone?

Persimmons, anyone?

Persimmons, anyone? Persimmons are what I think of when there’s talk of a fruit that’s ”Far Eastern.” Buddhist monks painted them in their ink paintings. They’re almost in season here in Tokyo, and pretty soon the owners of these trees will be spending a great amount of time and energy shooing away birds and overzealous kids who try to get [...]

Yakitori

Yakitori

Yakitori is my dream. Whenever I have a couple of yen, I will think about buying one or two Kushi (skewer). My favorite ones are Tsukune, Nankotsu, Kawa, Hatsu, and lever. I personally prefer shio (salt) teste over tare (saurce) taste, becasue of its sharp and dry tastes, but once I had tried a Tsukune [...]

Akihabara

Akihabara

I knew there were many anime figure shops and maid costume cafes  in Akihabara and even though I am not into any of those, I was always interested in just taking a look. And I finally did. There were many anime DVD shops and  figure stores around the station as I knew and I wanted [...]

30th Anniversary! International FUTSAL game on 10/26(SUN) 14:00pm-17:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

30th Anniversary! International FUTSAL game on 10/26(SUN) 14:00pm-17:00pm @ Kugayama ! Feel free to join us!

30th Anniversary!! OMG! We, (SAKURA HOUSE) have FUTSAL game on 10/26 (SUN), 14 : 00 pm -17 : 00 pm @ Kugayama!! Beginners, ladies, everybody feel free to join us! Let’s enjoy play together!! Tweet

SATOIMO – Taro

SATOIMO – Taro

We have a kind of potato called SATOIMO. This is known as Taro in different countries. This is not so popular as other kind of potatos in Japan but SATOIMO is in season now in Japan. I didn’t really like to cook SATOIMO because it is slippery when I peel the skin. . But just because [...]

Shimokitazawa Curry Festival

Shimokitazawa Curry Festival

Last week I went to the Shimokitazawa curry festival. The Shimokitazawa Curry Festival is a festival in Shimokitazawa featuring curry. The festival was 9 days long. Over 100 restaurants including bars, bakeries and even ramen restaurants, participated the event and served some special curries. You could get a map and find the location of the restaurants. [...]

Tsuke-men Fes. at Kabukicho

Tsuke-men Fes. at Kabukicho

Do you like tsuke-men? I recently had my first tsuke-men near the office, since then I love tsuke-men! Now, There is a Tsuke-men Fes. at Kabukicho, Shinjuku!! All those famous Tsuke-men restaurants around Japan gathered in one place, so there is no reason not to try! We might need to make a line, so I [...]