Ritz-Carlton Hotel Okinawa

The Ritz-Carlton Okinawa Opens

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. has opened its first luxury resort in Japan on the tropical island of Okinawa.

mixed compote of raw and stewed fruits

Pierre Hermé creates desserts for ANA Airways

French pastry wizard Pierre Hermé, best known for his inventive macaron flavors, has been tapped by All Nippon Airways to cater its dessert menu.

Lady Gaga teacup

Lady Gaga teacup hits $50,000 and rising in Japan

Fans bidding in a charity online auction to buy a teacup used once by pop diva Lady Gaga had offered more than four million yen ($50,000).

Japan Michelin Three-Star Restaurants

List of 3-starred Michelin restaurants in Japan

After being awarded four more 3-starred restaurants by Michelin guide last week, Japan widened the gulf between it and its closest culinary rival, France.

apartment Minami-Azabu Tokyo

World’s most expensive one-bedroom apartment

With an astonishing asking price of US$21.1 million, this Tokyo pad is the most expensive one-room apartment in the world.

Jiro On sushi

The World’s Best Sushi Chef – VIDEO

A documentary that goes behind the counter and into the life of a man who’s been called the greatest sushi chef in the world is set to open in New York Friday. Tucked away in an underground Tokyo subway station is an unremarkable-looking 10-seat eatery called Sukiyabashi Jiro which serves Michelin-starred sushi by 85-year-old Jiro [...]

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