Welcome to the archives. We’ve only just begun, but here are all the issues of TokyoSpark, in descending order (most recent first).
- Issue #12 November 21st, 2020
Historical Account of Edo Period Noodles and Japan’s First Floating Hotel
In this issue, we bring you a historical account of what Japanese noodles were like in the 17th century Tokyo (then called Edo), Japan’s first floating hotel, Toranomon activities, excellent craft beer, and a bakery built for a 13-year old kid with special needs.
- Issue #11 November 18th, 2020
Outsider’s View of Japanese Culinary Rules & Yakiniku vs Shabu-Shabu
In this issue, we bring you an outsider’s view of Japanese cuisine, yakiniku versus shabu-shabu, a cool little Americana town in Iruma, castles in Chiba, and capsule co-working spaces.
- Issue #10 November 15th, 2020
3 Hot New Restaurants in Shibuya & Tohoku Earthquake Museum
In this issue we’ve got new restaurants in Shibuya, an excellent new museum to remember the Great Tohoku Earthquake, Michelin star yakitori, an edible flower trend, and Osaka okonomiyaki in Tokyo.
- Issue #9 November 7th, 2020
Hybrid VR Games, a Wolfman Barber, and the World’s Largest Starbucks
In this issue we’re bringing you a place where you can find interesting hybrid VR games, a man’s man of a barber shop, a historic temple with a view, and the world’s largest Starbucks!
- Issue #8 November 1st, 2020
Unique Museums, Legendary Cuisine, and Cityscape Sunsets Atop Tokyo
In this issue we bring you some of the most unique museums you can find in Japan, the legendary donabe cuisine, a Japanese cookbook written by gaijin, where to craft your own hand-made tenugui, and incredible views from atop Tokyo.
- Issue #7 October 25th, 2020
Instagram-Worthy Cafes, Japanese “Breakfast,” & Dom Perignon Level Sake?
In this issue, we bring you four cafes to up your IG game, Japanese breakfast foods, and upscale Dom Perignon level sake?
- Issue #6 October 19th, 2020
Discover Miso, Virtual Old Tokyo, and Coffee + Art
In this issue we discover multiple ways to use miso, enjoy a fantastic Old Tokyo photo virtual tour, and coffee with a side of interesting art.
- Issue #5 October 15th, 2020
Ramen Special! Tonkotsu-ish Ramen, the First Ramen Shop, & Ramen Championships
In this issue, we’re focusing on ramen — a ramen special issue if you will. Where you can learn about a variety of shops to try and even discover the first ramen shop in Japan!
- Issue #4 October 12th, 2020
Camera Lens Drinking Glasses, Made-in-Japan Goods, and “Little Brooklyn” Ramen
In this issue we’ve got some interesting made-in-Japan goods, a new ryokan, yokai mythology, and ramen in “Little Brooklyn.”
- Issue #3 October 9th, 2020
A Cozy Izakaya, a Park With a View, Authentic Swords, and a Beer Museum
In this issue we bring an izakaya with a classically trained chef, a place to buy authentic swords, and a museum of beer history for one of Japan’s most prominent breweries.
- Issue #2 October 7th, 2020
A Stone Quarry, Yakitori, Michelin Stars, and Incredible Coffee.
In this issue we’ve got some fantastic things for you to discover. Yes, even a rock quarry you can explore.
- Issue #1 October 3rd, 2020
Sweet Potatoes, KitKats, Historic Alley, and $100 Ramen!?
In this issue, we have found some cool activities for you to check out and a $100 bowl of ramen!? Yes, you read that right, wow! But there is more to enjoy.
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