Anna Koneko



SnackTime: taiyaki

This weeks snacktime is about a real Japanese snack: taiyaki. Taiyaki is a fish-shaped cake with different kinds of fillings. The original taiyaki is filled with red bean paste, but nowadays many sweet and savory fillings are available (though you won’t find as many options as with the crepes). Continue reading “SnackTime: taiyaki”

Daikanyama: small town within a big city

Today I visited Daikanyama, an area I’ve been wanting to visit for quite a while but never did. It’s not very far from Shibuya, one of the busiest area’s in Tokyo, but there couldn’t be a greater contrast. Daikanyama is a very nice, quiet area with small non chain shops and cute cafés. Continue reading “Daikanyama: small town within a big city”

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