Japanese restaurants in Paris

[July 2012] You may think why you should eat Japanese in Paris, but there are many good Japanese restaurants in Paris. This time we went to ‘ Shu‘, specialised for Kushiage, fried vegetables and meat…


Writers gather here

[July 2012] Friends of mine, living in Paris took us to this pub in a back street. In the past, Japanese author Fumiko Hayashi, a painter Tsuguji Fujita and etc, got together here. The name…


Difference between professional and amateur

[June, 2012] In Italy, it is rare to come across bad foods in restaurants, but service can be varied. The ones which has been run bay a family for a long time will not disappoint…


Old fashioned coffee shop

[june 2012] This is the interior of an old fashioned coffee shop in Morecame, north England. Apparently, Mr.Brucciani from Tuscany, Italy came and started this shop in 1939. It is an ice-cream maker as well….


The restaurant where noble people visit

[june 2012] The last night in the Eolian Islands, we went to a restaurant recommended by a taxi driver in Lipari. The name is Filippino, but nothing to do with Philippine, but means small Filippo….


Listen to Fado

[January, 2012] We listened to Fado for the first time. It was in a restaurant called Clube de Fado in Alfama area in Lisbon. I had thought that Fado was always heavy and sad, but…


Restaurants are in a cave, too

[December, 2011] In Matera, the cave houses town in south Italy, the restaurants are in the caves, too. You can enjoy the atmosphere and eat quite different foods from the ones in the north like…



[September, 2011] In Kiev it seemed not very many restaurants which you can have a good meal easily. Restaurants may be the place only for the special occasions for people there. Every restaurant had decorative…


Lunch at the seaside restaurant

[May, 2011] We had a lunch at a restaurant where the sea was just below your eyes on the San Nicola island, one of the Isole di Tremiti in Puglia. According to the artist in…