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

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

Omotesando Koffee opens new outpost at Toranomon Hills.
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Omotesando Koffee opens new outpost at Toranomon Hills.

Named Toranomon Koffee, it has two coffee counters (Omotesando Koffee only has one), one of which is helmed by owner barista Eiichi Kunitomo himself. Flanked by two pristine La Marzocco machines, one counter offers espresso based drinks only while the other also provides brewed coffee. Opened in June 2014, Toranomon Hills is a new project … Continue reading

Streamer Coffee Company opens another outlet.
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Streamer Coffee Company opens another outlet.

Last Sunday, Sonia went to Streamer Coffee Company’s new outlet, Streamer Coffee Company Gohongi, with a friend. We visited the Shibuya outlet during our Tokyo Coffee Trail and left impressed. Nuova Simonelli unveils its longest ever espresso machine here: the Aurelia II T3 has an astounding 6 group-heads. Custom built for Streamer Coffee Company, the … Continue reading