Cafe


February 23, 2015

Postcard from Japan: Kissaten Life

by Kayoko Akabori

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We are really enjoying the kissaten (cafe) lifestyle here in Japan and we have visited several in Tokyo and Fukushima during our travels.

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February 5, 2014

Postcard from Nahoko: Good Afternoon

by Nahoko Morimoto

Hello from a tofu cafe in Taipei. The tofu was served warm, a common dish in Taiwan.

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September 27, 2013

Long Beach Seikatsu: Hot Java

by UM Guest

December 4, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Euphorium Tea Salon (Colombo)

by Sakura Gooneratne

 

On a combined wedding/tour/family holiday in Sri Lanka in mid-November, I had two days in Colombo with my parents.

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October 23, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Pâtisserie Deux Amis (LDN)

by Sakura Gooneratne

Hello all, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? It’s been a hectic year and my food mojo has done a runner.

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November 22, 2011

Tokyo JUNKtion: Cateriam Cat Cafe

by Yoko Kumano

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A cat cafe is not a place that serves cat sandwiches. It is a cafe… with cats.

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December 7, 2010

Umamiventure #30: Four Barrel Coffee Cupping (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

Umamiventure #30: Four Barrel Coffee Cupping (SF)

Umamiventure #30 was indeed a memorable affair, and much more than what any of us expected.

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November 10, 2010

SOLD OUT – Heads Up! Umamiventure #30: Four Barrel Coffee Cupping (SF)

by Kayoko Akabori

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Update (Thurs. 11/11, 12pm PST): EVENT SOLD OUT!!!

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Wow THIRTY Umamiventures, can you believe? Pretty damn awesome, considering the very first one was in 2007, on a trek out to Flushing, Queens for quite possibly the best dim sum in New York City.

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May 21, 2010

The Chicago Ten: Espresso, Ferran Adrià Style (#8)

by Kayoko Akabori

Lavazza Cafe: Ferran Adria Espresso (CHI)

Who knew that the one and only Ferran Adrià had created a coffee “drink” for Lavazza?

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November 17, 2009

Packaging Whore: Pannikin Coffee & Tea (SD)

by Kayoko Akabori

Packaging Whore: Pannikin Coffee & Tea (SD)

I saw the coffee cup and stopped dead in my tracks.

Best. Logo. Ever.

The colors!

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