Tokyo Eats : Botejyu

Do you know what okonomiyaki is?

From wikipedia
Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き o-konomi-yaki) is a Japanese savoury pancake containing a variety of ingredients. The name is derived from the word okonomi, meaning “what you like” or “what you want”, and yaki meaning “grilled” or “cooked”. Okonomiyaki is mainly associated with the Kansai or Hiroshima areas of Japan, but is widely available throughout the country. Toppings and batters tend to vary according to region. Tokyo okonomiyaki is usually smaller than a Hiroshima or Kansai okonomiyaki.

I went to a store that sold okonomiyaki recently.

They have a huge variety of okonomiyaki.

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Tokyo Eats : Afternoon Tea TEA STAND Cafe

AFTERNOON TEA is a popular zakka [housewares] store in Japan. They carry some of the cutest things including a liberty collab collection. If you are ever in Japan, you should definitely check them out.

They have cafes as well but its main focus is usually cake etc [there is one in Taipei too]
Lately they opened a starbucks-esque cafe where the focus is tea.

You order at the counter [i told you, starbucks-esque]

Cakes in the counter though not as fancy as the ones served at their usual cafes.

What we ordered

Scones [plain and orange]
The orange one is season limited but i think it doesnt taste that different from the plain version XD
Not the most amazing scone i ever had but its pretty decent.

Apple and Ginger Mojito Sparkling Tea Soda [No alcohol]
Limited edition. The earl grey used in it is amazing.

Frozen Apple Pie Tea
This tastes EXACTLY like liquid apple pie. Its kinda scary lol. I dont like overly sweet things so this isnt for me but my husband enjoyed this a lot.

I enjoy cafes a lot. Especially now that its summer. I detest the heat so much i dont even want to shop [omg!]. The cafe is perfect for me. Though i have started drinking coffee again [after 16 years], i still enjoy a good cup of tea. This place is perfect.

XOXO Yumeko

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