Our favourite travel agent in Asia, Sébastien Duval, just discovered the Panda Café in Tokyo’s Taito ward while exploring Asakusa area on foot. He strongly recommended us this great coffee shop (and restaurant) near Tawaramachi subway station notably for its small terrace, delicious desserts shaped like animals, and exciting room for children upstairs!
Interested? Learn about Panda Café on Inner Japan‘s new page: “ぱんだカフェ (Panda Café)“.
Eating delicious Japanese food was a great way to end a busy successful week of work so I ate twice at Nago café (Tokyo) this Friday!
For lunch, NASHIRO Tsugumi cooked a delicious omelette containing goya (from Okinawa) and cheese, topped with a spicy tomato sauce. The set also included a soup with sesame oil, seaweeds, white rice, hot coffee, and a tiny slice of tankan (orange) pound cake.
For dinner, Tsugumi cooked a potato potage topped with banno-negi (onion) and surprising pork rolls containing bell pepper, green beans or okra.
I learn new things about Japanese food and/or international cooking every time I go to this restaurant; these dishes are perfect examples!
- Banno-negi = 万能ネギ, Goya = ゴーヤー, Tankan = タンカン.
- NASHIRO Tsugumi = 名城・嗣巳.
- Nago café = なごかふぇ, Tokyo = 東京.
- Okinawa archipelago = 沖縄諸島 (Okinawa-shoto).