At 9:30 a.m., Noma Tokyo is a slow pulse of activity—in the kitchen, punk rock blasts from a mini-speaker while ingredients are prepared, glasses are shined,..
Though curtains still hide the spacious interior of Blue Bottle Coffee Tokyo from curious passersby, the action inside the company’s soon-to-open flagship Japanese roastery cafe is like..
The night of January 30th saw Sarutahiko Coffee open the doors to Atelier Sengawa, its new roastery cafe: a spacious, two-story affair located in the cozy..
Even from the outside, there’s an air of simplicity to Down the Stairs. Floor-to-ceiling windows are held neatly by black metal frames, while a simple title decorates the..
December 17th, 2014 was a beautiful day in Kiyosumi-Shirakawa: quiet, relaxed, and with a slight chill on the wind heralding the start of another cold..
Sarutahiko Coffee is a name well known in the Tokyo coffee scene. Started by actor-turned-coffee-specialist Tomoyuki Otsuka in 2011, the Ebisu coffee shop is a..
Allow us to break just a moment from our worldwide coffee news coverage for a brief note on some exciting internal developments here at Sprudge...
About Life Coffee, a tiny stand from Onibus Coffee, opened quietly this May in Dogenzaka in Shibuya, an area more synonymous with nightlife than great coffee. While this after-dark-centric neighborhood is..
The sleepy neighborhood of Kiba, Tokyo, is quickly establishing itself as a hotbed for roasting activity—Cream of the Crop Coffee is already up and running, Blue..
It’s now official: Fuglen has opened a roastery in Tokyo. Located just outside of central Shibuya on the outskirts of Yoyogi Park, the quiet spot..
Harajuku, home to many famous coffee shops, is often referred to as the “coffee belt” of Tokyo. A gem in the area is Yoyogi Koen..
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