Thursday, September 8, 2016

:::SPECIAL::: # For Green Tea Lovers! Taste Traditional Japanese Tea In A Different Way!! From Desserts to Food and Beer!!

Green tea is not just for drinking.

There are many different ways that you can taste this traditional Japanese tea.

For example, eat it!
Yes, you are right! Let's enjoy green tea in a different way today!

How about we start with a special drink first to get ourselves ready for the green tea feast!

A. Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten

Green Tea X Beer

For those who like both green tea and alcohol, we have a good news for you! At the high-class Japanese hotel, Ryumeikan Ochanomizu Honten, you can try this special green tea beer! You can taste the bitterness and the sweetness of this special drink.

Price: Green Tea Beer 720 yen (tax included)

Now, let's get something to EAT!

Green Tea Tofu Salad

Green tea tofu, added with special green tea salad dressing, a healthy and fresh starter.

Price: 980 yen (tax included)

Green Tea Fondue

You may have tried chocolate or cheese fondues, but how about this green tea fondue? Dip the fresh fruit into the bitter green tea sauce!

Price: 880 yen (tax included)

Address: 3-4 Kanda-surugadai Chiyoda-ku Tokyo, 101-0062, JAPAN
Tel.: +81-3-3251-1135

  • Lunch: 11:00 - 15:00 (L.O. 14:30)
  • Afternoon Tea: 14:00 - 16:30 (L.O. 16:00)
  • Dinner: 17:30 - 23:00 (L.O. 22:00)

Homepage (Japanese):
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B. Saryo Tsujiri

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Started in 1978, Gion Tsujiri tries to promote the correct ways of making and drinking green tea to the young generation and hopes that everyone can experience the original taste of this Japanese tea.

They have 4 shops opened in Japan (3 shops in Kyoto and 1 shop in Tokyo).

Today, we would like to take you to shop inside DAIMARU Department Store near Tokyo Station.

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Jade Parfait

For this tea parfait, you can taste matcha and roasted green tea ice cream and other toppings like mochi, green tea jelly etc. together. Even the fresh cream is made with green tea!

Price: 1,393 yen

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Special Mixed Tea Parfait

This special parfait comes with vanilla, matcha, and brown rice tea flavored ice cream. It is topped with three kinds of jelly (matcha, roasted green tea, and brown rice tea), traditional Japanese soft warabimochi (matcha and brown rice tea). This is really really good!!

Price: 1,544 yen

Saryo Tsujiri - Tokyo DAIMARU Shop
Address: 10F, Tokyo DAIMARU, north exit of Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Tel.: 03-3214-3322

  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Sat and Sun: 10:00 - 20:00 (L.O. 19:30)
  • Thur and Fri: 10:00 - 21:00 (L.O. 20:30)

Homepage (Japanese):
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C. Nanaya Shizuoka Matcha Sweet Factory

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On 3 August, Nanaya Shizuoka Matcha Sweet Factory opened their first retail shop in Shibuya. At this shop, you can taste their Premium Matcha Gelato. 

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Premium Matcha Gelato

If your like the bitterness of matcha, this is a good place for you to visit. According to the bitterness of the green tea, they make 7 different levels for their Premium Matcha Gelato. From level 1 to level 7 (the bitterest), you can choose the bitterness as your like! Other than matcha flavor, you can also try their roasted green tea gelato and the milk gelato.

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Matcha Fresh Cream Daifuku

This is the next popular item they have following the premium matcha gelato.  Just from the picture, you can imagine how delicious this chewy daifuku tastes with the fresh cream!

Price: 1,173 (tax included) for 8 pieces

Nanaya - Aoyama Shop
Address: 1F, 2-7-12 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Tel.: 03-6427-9008
Hours: 11:00 - 19:00
Holiday: Every Tuesday (except on holidays fall on Tuesday)

Homepage (Japanese):
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