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4 restaurants to try at the new Kotora Komichi yokocho food aisle in Toranomon

Typically, yokocho are ramshackle streets filled with small bars and restaurants. The most popular in Tokyo are Nonbei Yokocho in Shibuya, Omoide Yokocho in Shinjuku, but yokocho have also been a popular theme for some of the town’s new developments. From this relatively new space in Shin-Okubo serving Korean food …

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Tokyo sights and attractions are temporarily closed to stop the spread of Covid-19

To curb the spread of the Covid-19 Omicron variant, a number of popular Tokyo attractions are temporarily closed from January 11 until further notice. As Kyodo News reported, the facilities affected so far are those run by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, such as zoos and aquariums, Japanese and botanical gardens, …

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These top Tokyo attractions will close permanently in 2022

Despite the ongoing pandemic which has been difficult for businesses and attractions of all kinds, we have seen many new restaurants, cafes, bars and galleries pop-ups around Tokyo Last year. However, we also had to say goodbye to some Tokyo’s iconic landmarks last year, including top tourist attractions like Kawaii …

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With an impressive 26.2% CAGR, the alternative fuel vehicle market

Pune, India, December 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The world alternative fuel vehicle market The market size was $ 293.45 billion in 2020. The market is expected to grow from $ 330.45 billion in 2021 to $ 1,681.80 billion by 2028, showing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26 …

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With an impressive 26.2% CAGR, the market size for alternative fuel vehicles [2021-2028]

The major players in the alternative fuel vehicle market are Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan), Toyota Motor Corporation (Aichi, Japan), Nissan Motor Corporation (Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan), Daimler AG (Stuttgart, Germany). ), Tesla (California, United States), BYD Company Ltd. (Shenzhen, China), Ford Motor Company (Michigan, United States), MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION. …

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Tokyo now has three ramen restaurants with one Michelin star

With Japan being the land of ramen, you’d think the country would have a long list of Michelin starred ramen restaurants. Surprisingly, this is not the case. In fact, it wasn’t until 2016 that the prestigious food guide awarded a ramen restaurant its very first star. Tsuta in Tokyo has …

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Tokyo is officially home to over 200 Michelin-starred restaurants

Between the continued state of emergency and strict travel restrictions, dining out in Tokyo hasn’t been easy this year. Nonetheless, Tokyo has a world-class gastronomic reputation to uphold, with more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other city in the world. The Tokyo 2022 Michelin Guide video reveal on November 30 gave …

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The 6 major Tokyo attractions that closed permanently this year

The past two years have been difficult for many businesses in Tokyo and Japan due to the pandemic and Japan’s intermittent states of emergency. While we still mourn the institutions we have lost in 2020, there have been a few other closings announced over the past year. However, all is …

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Tokyo to lift early closure rules for bars and restaurants on Monday

Although Tokyo officially ended its multi-month state of emergency on October 1, some rules have been maintained as the metropolitan government announced a plan to carefully ease restrictions over a period of several weeks. The roadmap provided for the resumption of alcohol sales in bars and restaurants as well as …

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Three Tokyo restaurants make 2021 World’s 50 best restaurants list

One of the most popular rankings in the culinary world, World’s 50 Best Restaurants returned this year after taking a pandemic-induced hiatus in 2020. Three of Tokyo’s most renowned restaurants, all with Michelin stars, make the list . Photo: Den Modern Japanese Restaurant Den, known for its contemporary take on …

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Tokyo to re-allow alcohol service in restaurants and bars

It’s been a long time since we’ve been able to order a bottle of wine with dinner or sit in a bar, but with the state of emergency expiring on Thursday, September 30, it looks like the alcohol restrictions in Tokyo will also be relaxed. According to Mainichi, the government …

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Tokyo lands seven places in Asia’s 50 best restaurants 2021

With social distancing rules, restaurant closings, and reduced opening hours, this hasn’t been a good year for dining out. That said, the world’s best restaurants have worked tirelessly to stay one step ahead until the food scene can fully reopen once again. Menus have been reinvented and cooking techniques refined …

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Visit the shops and restaurants inside the JR East station gates with your IC card

Major city transit hubs like Ueno, Shinagawa, and Tokyo Stations have more than just train platforms. These bustling one-stop shops, called ekinaka to locals, offers restaurants, shops, and sometimes even an entire department store inside its front doors. Ekinaka like Tokyo Gransta, Execute Shinagawa and Ecute Ueno have become popular …

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Tokyo hotels offer rooms for remote working at just 500 per day

A year after the start of the coronavirus pandemic, many companies are still adapting to the concept of remote working. It was previously rare in Japan but, as the second state of emergency is prolonged, telecommuting is strongly encouraged by the Tokyo government, which declared February as an Emergency Telework …

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These Tokyo stores and restaurants have closed for good this year

Tokyo is an ever-changing city with restaurants and shops opening and closing regularly – but more so in this year of the Covid-19 pandemic. On the one hand, we have seen some exciting new additions in anticipation of the Tokyo Olympics, like that of Shibuya Miyashita Park, the metropolis also …

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Tokyo still has more Michelin-starred restaurants than any other city in the world

For restaurants in Tokyo and around the world, 2020 will be one of the industry’s toughest years. But, despite the difficulties, December 7 was an opportunity to celebrate the resilience, excellence and future of restaurants, with the release of the Michelin Guide Tokyo 2021. Announced via the live-stream below, a …

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Tokyo urges restaurants and bars to close early, people to stay home amid Covid-19 wave

According to The Mainichi Shimbun, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has called for sites to shorten their opening hours to a three-week period as the metropolis continues to register a high number of new Covid-19 case. This applies to restaurants that serve alcohol, bars, and nightlife businesses such as karaoke lounges. …

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Best Western® Hotels & Resorts expands in Asia with brand new midscale hotel in Tokyo

Best Western Hotel Fino Tokyo — Photo by BWH Hotel Group® Best Western Hotel Fino Tokyo — Photo by BWH Hotel Group® Best Western® Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of the Best Western Hotel Fino Tokyo Akasaka, located at 3-7-12, Akasaka, Tokyo. The hotel has 87 rooms, including standard, …

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Pan Pacific Hotels Group enters Tokyo, Japan in 2020

Pan Pacific Hotels Group has signed an agreement to enter Tokyo, Japan to market the five-star hotel Cerulean Tower Tokyu as a Pan Pacific partner hotel through its distribution channels and loyalty program, Pan Pacific DISCOVERY . Culminating at 188 meters, Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, a partner hotel of Pan …

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