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Allpress Espresso Tokyo
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Allpress Espresso Tokyo

New Zealand coffee roasting company Allpress Espresso opens a roastery/café in suburban Kiba, Tokyo. Allpress is founded as a coffee cart in Auckland’s Victoria Park in 1986 by Michael Allpress. They ventured into Australia in partnership with renown Sydney restaurateur, Tony Papas and has since expanded into UK, opening Shoreditch Roastery & Cafe in East … Continue reading

Maruyama Coffee: My Cup of Favor
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Maruyama Coffee: My Cup of Favor

Maruyama Coffee organised week-long coffee event My Cup of Favor at Isetan Shinjuku. Featuring home-grown roasters such as The Cream of The Crop, Nozy Coffee and foreign imports like Fuglen Tokyo, Mojo Coffee, coffee lovers are spoiled for choice. 2014 World Barista Champion, Hidenori Izaki was around to make coffee at Maruyama Coffee booth. After … Continue reading

Fuglen Coffee Roasters Official Launch
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Fuglen Coffee Roasters Official Launch

Gone are the days when you bemoan the lack of good coffee in Tokyo to stave off searing caffeine pangs: Fuglen Coffee Roasters officially opened on 30th August. Opened by Fuglen Tokyo, the new roastery will be focused on offering excellent coffee, including beans sourced by Nordic Approach — a green coffee importer spearheaded by Tim … Continue reading

Bean In Love: Ruanda Karengera & Ecuador Especial de Vilcabamba
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Bean In Love: Ruanda Karengera & Ecuador Especial de Vilcabamba

To nurse the shock from Brazil’s ignominious World Cup losses, we drank more coffee, ironically, coffee from Germany. The kind folks at SOLVINO from Hamburg — exclusive retailer for Speicherstadt Kaffee — had sent us Ruanda Karengera and Ecuador Especial de Vilcabamba. Sonia used Hario V60 and Bodum French Press to brew the coffee; I … Continue reading

Visvim unveils flagship store in Omotesando.
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Visvim unveils flagship store in Omotesando.

Last month, cult Japanese label visvim unveiled its Tokyo flagship store in Omotesando. The flagship store has exclusive collections from visvim, WMV (a women’s label launched in 2013) and F.I.L. Indigo Camping Trainer. Located in Gyre shopping centre, it also boasts the first visvim cafe, little cloud coffee. little cloud cafe makes coffee with a single house … Continue reading

Tokyo Coffee Trail: #18 Amameria Espresso
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Tokyo Coffee Trail: #18 Amameria Espresso

Located on the ground floor of a residential apartment in Musashi-Koyama, Amameria Espresso combines industrial chic and country aesthetics using raw concrete replete with exposed brickwork. That is not the only melding: Amameria Espresso is an amalgamation of the words mame (“bean” in Japanese) and cafeteria. Amameria Espresso has a comprehensive menu that includes Gibraltar … Continue reading