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Mango Tree brings original ‘Isan’ recipes and North Eastern Thai culinary culture to Kawasaki, Japan with its café concept

Restaurant operator takes a leaf out of its own book “Isan Kitchen”, published with the Tourism Authority of Thailand, to showcase the spicy, healthy, small plate-based cuisine of northeast Thailand in Japan Leading Asian restaurant operator Mango Tree Worldwide has launched a new Mango Tree Café in Japan, bringing authentic street food from Isan, the region of northeast Thailand, to d...

Japanese Foods with Heart

Kokoro (Japanese: 心) means “heart; mind; mentality; emotions; feelings”. Kokoro first started with a cafe in Sri Hartmas and recently they have opened up a new outlet in Taman Desa. Taman Desa’s outlet concept was a bit different compare to it’s first outlet. This outlet, offers high premium quality ingredients air-flown directly from Japan at an affordable price. Some of t...

Limited edition foods direct from Nagano, Japan

Nagano Prefecture is located 2 hours away (by train) from Tokyo city. This place is an area with abundant natural resources and beauty, and it is famed for its ski resorts and hot springs. Sou Omaske is a Japanese Cuisine Restaurant located in The Gardens, Mid Valley. Their ingredients are imported directly from Japan. Most of the ingredients were seasonal ingredients. Hence Sou Omaske will be con...

Japan: An Experience of the Body, Mind and Spirit

Escape to Japan, an extraordinary destination where you’ll become a part of its admirable culture and realize the most treasured legacies that are still alive in today’s modern world. Absorb the peaceful surroundings and remnants of its heritage built on the canons of humanity and spirituality in many of the ancient streets, shrines and temples, stroll gardens, mountainsides and hot sp...

MANGO TREE CAFÉ Embarks on Global Expansion Drive

Mango Tree Worldwide, the innovative Asian restaurant operator, is planning a significant expansion of its Mango Tree Café brand across the world. This whimsical light dining concept is hugely popular in Japan, having expanded its footprint to 11 locations across the country, including six cafés in Tokyo. Building on this Japanese success, and the enduring global appeal of Thai cuisine, Mango Tree...

Tokyo’s Best Kept Secret is now available at Starling Mall

On 14th July 2017, Mitsuyado Seimen (known as the “House of Tsukemen”) a large chain of Japanese eateries specializing in tsukemen noodles has opened up their first outlet in Malaysia located at The Starling Mall. Mitsuyado Seimen is well known for its signature tsukemen dish, a chewy wheat noodle which is eaten after being dipped into a thick, flavorful broth. Same as others Japanese ...

Five Reasons to Embark on a Wild Japanese Adventure

With a wild side so diverse and a fascinating culture to match, the far rural corners of Japan provide an adventurers paradise. From the rugged landscapes of Hokkaido to the sub-tropical reefs of Okinawa, Japan makes the top of travel bucket lists throughout the year, and here are five reasons why: 1. Stunning scenery Japan’s stunning landscapes offer breathtaking seasonal views. From treks across...

The Secret of Japanese Cosmetics Success

Unlike industries buffeted by the winds of economic and solo-political changes, the beauty and personal care industry has grown from strength to strength, earning it a “recession proof” status. Nowhere is this more evident than in Asia where sales are estimated to exceed US$ 150 billion by 2017. (Data from market intelligence firm, Euromonitor International). Leading the way is Japan, with the hig...

The Largest Japanese Restaurant in Asia

Aragan Yokocho, the first largest Japanese restaurant in Asia will be coming to town this coming 2017! Aragan Yokocho will be opening up its first largest Japanese Restaurant in Asia at Quill City Mall, a family neighbourhood shopping destination along Sultan Ismail Kuala Lumpur. The 18.848 sq ft restaurant will be designed based on four season’ concept; spring, summer, autumn and winter in ...

Tokyo: Kiyosumi Teien

The grounds of Kiyosumi Teien (清澄庭園) were originally the residence of an Edo era merchant, and eventually changed ownership to a feudal lord who turned them into a garden. During the Meiji Period, the founder of Mitsubishi bought the garden to entertain his guests. It was donated to the city of Tokyo and opened to the public in 1932. A highlight of the Kiyosumi Teien landscape garden are the many ...

Places that you must visit in Tokyo

Japan has been a very hot destinations for travelers. Most of our Malaysian travelers love Japan after they visited it. I have a chance to visit Japan a few years ago and Tokyo is on of the place that i wouldn’t  want to miss. Based on my research and also trip over there, i’ve shortlisted top 14 places that you should visit when you are there. Tsukiji Fish Market Akihabara Koishikawa ...

Tokyo: Tokyo Midtown

Tokyo Midtown is a city within the city in the center of Tokyo’s Roppongi district. Opened in 2007, the complex includes apartments, offices, shops, restaurants, museums, park space and a luxury hotel. In its center stands one of Tokyo’s tallest buildings, the 248 meter tall Midtown Tower. The top floors of the Midtown Tower are occupied by the Ritz Carlton Tokyo, one of Japan’s ...

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