Tokyo Cafes: Unlimited Coffee Roasters

While UNLIMITED Coffee Bar opened its doors only recently in 2015, the company has been around since 2012. This cafe’s origins differs from most; it is a barista training company that expanded into wholesale roasting, and finally, into retail coffee. The location is on a busy corner right under the Tokyo Skytree, with a ground floor for the public and an upper floor for its barista training sessions. The main area has two tables for groups of 4, a bar table, and some small tables at the back. It’s a cozy space make use of natural light up at the…

Muslim Friendly Tokyo: Mosques, Restaurants, and more!

Hi there! I am compiling a map and developing area guides for Muslim-friendly Tokyo. In the map below, you’ll find restaurants, mosques, and prayer rooms marked. I will add shops in the future as well. If you have any favourites, please leave me a comment here! Thank you! Please check again for upcoming walking and area guides! In the meantime, you can check up vegetarian restaurants in Tokyo. General Chains: Siddique – All their branches serve Halal. Some are outside Tokyo. Hanasakaji-san (Shabu Shabu) 花咲かじいさん Japanese Shabu Shabu Certified Halal by Malaysian Halal Corporation Restaurant Updates: CLOSED permanently: Akdeniz アキデニス (Ikebukuro)…

Tokyo Cafes: Fukadaso 深田荘

If you’re speeding by in Koto-ku’s gridded lego-block streets, you’re likely to miss this unassuming warehouse. That is, in part, the point. The owners kept the facade in cohesion with the neighbourhood and focused on a cozy interior that complimented the original structure. Fukadaso has been a community hub since it opened its doors in 2012, and with its short business hours and spacious seating, it is evidently a labour of love. We arrived 10 minutes after they opened on Saturday to find a sign on the door requesting us to wait outside (with seats provided). This is a common sight in Japan. This is…