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Here are some of the highlights of the trip to Tokyo this Spring!

We visited Matsubara An in Kamakura one afternoon where we had an amazing lunch and beautiful sake, fresh and floral Sagaminada Junmai Ginjoh from Kanagawa pref, and crisp HakurakuSei Tokubetsu Junmai from Miyagi. Both fantastic!

We visited Matsubara An in Kamakura one afternoon where we had an amazing lunch and beautiful sake, fresh and floral Sagaminada Junmai Ginjoh from Kanagawa pref, and crisp HakurakuSei Tokubetsu Junmai from Miyagi. Both fantastic!

All 7 apps stimulate our senses.

All 7 apps stimulate our senses.

We went to Showa Museum in Otaku. Iconic Showa era candy packages are show cased in the drawer of classic writing desk. Some packages are still around..!

We went to Showa Museum in Otaku. Iconic Showa era candy packages are show cased in the drawer of classic writing desk. Some packages are still around..!

At her studio space in Tokyo, Mitsuko Ogura showed the latest Tenugui custom graphic treatment for a restaurant.

At her studio space in Tokyo, Mitsuko Ogura showed the latest Tenugui custom graphic treatment for a restaurant.

Sasuke Inari in Kamakura, Kanagawa pref.

Sasuke Inari in Kamakura, Kanagawa pref.

Ubuke(finest hair) ya, is named as their scissors even cut fine facial hair

Ubuke(finest hair) ya, is named as their scissors even cut fine facial hair

Inamuragasaki hot springs, old style Japanese house.

Inamuragasaki hot springs, old style Japanese house.

At Ginza Graphics Gallery

At Ginza Graphics Gallery

Lexus gallery in Aoyama  

Lexus gallery in Aoyama

 

Sweet egg roll is cooked on the street of Tsukiji market. There is always a long line.

Sweet egg roll is cooked on the street of Tsukiji market. There is always a long line.

More from Showa museum 

More from Showa museum 

Entrance of Matsubara An. It says, Soba, Sake, Food on Noren curtain.

Entrance of Matsubara An. It says, Soba, Sake, Food on Noren curtain.

Fujisan shaped bean paste sweet, actually very tasty!

Fujisan shaped bean paste sweet, actually very tasty!

Garden at Zojohji in Tokyo

Garden at Zojohji in Tokyo

At Pola gallery in Ginza

At Pola gallery in Ginza

Japan loves Miffy...! on Department store wall.

Japan loves Miffy...! on Department store wall.

Milky sake in Kiriko glass

Milky sake in Kiriko glass

Cool exterior of a boutique in Aoyama, Tokyo.

Cool exterior of a boutique in Aoyama, Tokyo.

More seasonal sweets, from Kamakura city

More seasonal sweets, from Kamakura city

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Genpei Akasegawa's drawing at Shiseido Gallery

Genpei Akasegawa's drawing at Shiseido Gallery