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#KABUTOCHO FLOWER WEEK 2024

#Jazz

#兜町夜市2023

#Kabutocho-yoichi2023

#Heiwa Doburoku Kabutocho Brewery

#B by the Brooklyn Brewery

#Portland

#Event report

#PONY PASTA

#Curiousity

#Keshiki

#AA

#CAFE SALVADOR BUSINESS SALON

#Keshiki

#BANK

#KABUTO ONE

#兜町夜市2022

#BookLoungeKable

#Kabutocho-yoichi2022

#Joy

#ClaessonKoivistoRune

#Neki

#KABUTO ONE

#HeiwaShuzou

#Edible KAYABAEN

#Ao

#DialogueOfFood

#ClaessonKoivistoRune

#Curiosity

#ease

#Hoppers

#HumanNature

#teal

#KABEAT

#Hoppers

#KNAG

#KABEAT

#teal

#Joy

#HumanNature

#ease

#Neki

#Ao

#caveman

#SwitchCoffee

#Curiosity

#OmnipollosTokyo

#HotelK5

#K5

#Color

#SR

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Color

2023.12.08

A city where innovative winds blow
Spreading jazz and scale from Kabutocho

Takumi Nakayama, Kazutoshi Murakami

Saxophonist / Representative Director of JAZZ SUMMIT TOKYO (Nakayama), Drummer / Director of JAZZ SUMMIT TOKYO (Murakami)

#Color, #Jazz

Why do international, financial cities need jazz? Whether it's Wall Street in New York or Lombard Street in London, cities that have developed in tandem with finance, have always had jazz music by their side. The bass...

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Color

2023.09.12

Daily updates on Doburoku
Sake culture once again blossoming in Kabutocho

Toshiki Shukuminami

Brewer, Heiwa Doburoku Kabutocho Brewery

#Color, #Heiwa Doburoku Kabutocho Brewery

Toshiki Shukunami divides his time between Wakayama and Tokyo. Shukunami, brewer at Heiwa Doburoku Kabutocho Brewery, oversees the sake process from production through to consumption. People may have the impression th...

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Color

2023.05.12

Subterranean Homesick Anti-Hero
Free air flows underground

Kotaro Hosono

AA Director

#AA, #Color, #Keshiki

Kotaro Hosono translates the things he finds interesting into various events and spaces, including the multi-purpose space “ANAGRA”, hidden deep in the underground of Hanzomon. He has created spaces that are free-spir...

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Color

2023.03.29

An "extraordinary" dining experience
Free creation and respect for the land

Jun Hishiya

Head Chef of caveman

#caveman, #Color, #K5

Born the son of a sushi chef in downtown Tokyo, Jun Hishiya began his career as a French chef. Hishiya, the second-generation head chef at "caveman," a restaurant on the first floor of K5, tells us about the source of...

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Color

2023.03.10

A community-driven space to observe the changes in Kabutocho

Yo Yatsugi

Manager, CAFE SALVADOR BUSINESS SALON

#CAFE SALVADOR BUSINESS SALON, #Color

CAFE SALVADOR BUSINESS SALON, a mix between a café and a business salon, has supported community projects in the financial districts of Kabutocho and Kayabacho since its inception. Yoh Yatsugi is the cafe manager and ...

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Color

2023.01.30

Looking ahead, through the café
Tolerance of the city, people, and public

Yasutsugu Ishiwatari

WAT inc – CEO

#Color, #KNAG

Representing WAT inc. Yasutsugu Ishiwatari continues to tune in to the characteristics of the city and create places for people to gather, without being bound by the land or location. The popular KNAG café in Kabutoch...

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Color

2022.12.14

Born in downtown, Asakusa Kid
KABEAT fills the streets of Kabuto

Masakazu Taira・Fumio Yonezawa

Owner Chef, Don Bravo(Taira)・NOwner Chef, No Code(Yonezawa)

#Color, #KABEAT, #KABEAT, #KABUTO ONE, #KABUTO ONE

“Cuisine should change with the times”. Chef Yonezawa of "No Code" and Chef Taira of "Don Bravo'' are two of the six up-and-coming chefs who supervise the menu at "KABEAT," a restaurant where Japanese food culture and...

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Color

2022.09.29

Bitter Sweet Symphony.
Standing in the space between people and things

Kanae Hashimoto

teal - Manager

#Color, #teal, #teal

Kanae Hashimoto is the manager of ‘teal’, a chocolate and ice cream store on the first floor of Nisshokan, the former residence of Eiichi Shibusawa. She follows her own path, taking direction by doing things that she ...

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Color

2022.08.24

A revolutionary move in the world of sake
A place to share craftsmanship

Norimasa Yamamoto

President, Heiwa Brewery

#Color, #Heiwa Doburoku Kabutocho Brewery

Heiwa Shuzo is a sake brewery that was founded in 1928. Norimasa Yamamoto is the fourth president of the brewery since taking up the role in 2019. Since then, he has initiated various changes at the brewery and his ma...

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Color

2022.07.15

The connection between eating and living
A delicious revolution in Kabutocho is born

Hiroko Horiguchi

Representative of Edible Schoolyard Japan Incorporated Association and researcher of agricultural education.

#Color, #Edible KAYABAEN

Growing plants, eating, and living. Horiguchi is involved in activities to convey these connections and activities to children through classes. After working in the magazine and advertising industry, she traveled over...

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Color

2022.06.30

The two faces of one glass
The bar is the heart of the city

Kazuya Nishimura

Ao - Manager / Bartender

#Ao, #Color, #K5

Even in the city where I was born and raised, there are aspects of it that I didn't know existed. Kazuya Nishimura, bartender at "Ao," a library bar on the first floor of K5 Hotel, says he first became aware of this ‘...

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Color

2022.05.24

Wind storm crossing the zero distance
Man who sometimes has time to spare

Kenta Mashiko

Rapper, Chef at B

#B by the Brooklyn Brewery, #Color, #K5

Lyrically and cynically spitting out his verses, the word "natural" fits Kenta Mashiko well. Perhaps no other rapper is as naive and shy as he is. Brooklyn Brewery's beer hall "B" is located in the basement of K5. Mas...

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Color

2022.04.18

Book Lounge - a place of healing, of starting up, and of getting back on track

Jun Otaka・Kazuoki Tani

Academic Process Solutions Division, Maruzen Yushodo Co. (Jun Otaka) Metropolitan Center Kable Operations Team Operations Support. (Kazuoki Tani) Head of Kable Operations Team, Metropolitan Center.

#BookLoungeKable, #Color, #KABUTO ONE

Book Lounge Kable opened at Kabuto One last October, offering lunch and coffee in a space full of greenery. It has a wide selection of business books typical of the Kabutocho area. It’s run by Jun Otaka and Kazuoki Ta...

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Color

2022.03.17

Karate, sweets, and meeting a benefactor
Creating a store that connects everything

Masumi Miyagawa

Manager of Patisserie ease

#Color, #ease, #ease

Throughout her life, Masami Miyagawa has had frequent encounters with sweets and pastries. There was always a small chance that she may have missed her calling. But by giving it her all, she’s been able to work throug...

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Color

2022.02.28

KNIT TOGETHER
A comfortable space for neighbors to be together

Miki Yoshitake

KNAG Community Builder

#Color, #KABUTO ONE, #KNAG

When you visit, there is always someone there. With the goal of making a communal space, community builder Miki Yoshitake has created "KNAG," a cafe recently opened in Kabutocho. KNAG, which means "coat hanger" in Dan...

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Color

2022.02.21

All that remains are encounters and eating.
A spice-led journey continues.

Kazushiro Ito

Owner-Chef, HOPPERS

#Color, #Hoppers, #Hoppers, #KABUTO ONE

When Kazushiro was a child he loved weekend dinners out with his family. During his twenties, he took off on a trip around the world and found something that he became deeply passionate about; spices. About 18 years a...

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Color

2022.02.15

Chasing Festival Music: A History of Film, Wine, and Objectivity

mikachuu (Mika Noda)

Human Nature

#Color, #HumanNature, #HumanNature

Like a launchpad for a rocket, she’s lived her life like a detonator. Mika Noda, aka Mikachuu of Human Nature, has been blazing her own trail while focusing on her other life and making the most of it. As she welcomes...

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Color

2022.01.31

Getting closer with customers and the city
Creating meaning through new sweets

Shohei Manago

Chef Patissier / Chef Chocolatier at ‘teal’

#Color, #teal

In the north side of Kabutocho comes a splash of blue-green. Located in the former residence of Eiichi Shibusawa, "teal" is a chocolate and ice cream store created by chef-pâtissier, Shohei Manago and owner-pâtissier ...

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Color

2022.01.21

A place where chefs’ experiences can connect.
KABEAT is the infrastructure of Kabutocho

Hisaya Kuroki

Manager of the GREENING Planning and Operations Division

#Color, #KABEAT

KABEAT is a dining restaurant where six up-and-coming chefs of the next generation supervise the creation of menus using ingredients from the best producers around Japan, with the goal of serving a wide variety of dis...

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Color

2021.12.18

Down jackets that never see the light of day
A wine advocate who isn’t afraid to take risks

Hiroki Morimoto

Manager, caveman

#caveman, #Color, #K5

Sommelier and manager of caveman, Hironori Morimoto is focused on sharing his fascinations with other people. His own experiences and an important encounter as a student have helped shape him into who he is today. Now...

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Color

2021.10.31

Forty years of living alongside Kabutocho,
Building a town where all roads are connected

Kiyoyuki Tsuchimoto

President, Heiwa Real Estate Co.

#Color

Since the closing of Tokyo Stock Exchange, Heiwa Real Estate has been working on the redevelopment of Kabutocho and Kayabacho, supporting the district since 1947. President Kiyoyuki Tsuchimoto, who spent 35 years at t...

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Color

2021.10.25

Food with an air of freedom
Essence filled with taste

Takamatsu Ryohei

Neki Sous Chef

#Color, #Neki

Ryohei Takamatsu, works daily in the kitchen as a sous chef at Neki, a bistro where one can enjoy authentic French cuisine in a casual setting. Throughout his life, he has followed his own guiding principle of embraci...

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Color

2021.09.22

Coffee culture is not black or white.
It’s more like a blue note

Masahiro Onishi

Owner of SWITCH COFFEE TOKYO

#Color, #K5, #SwitchCoffee

Coffee that is unpretentious and does not take itself too seriously. This is the type of cup that Masahiro Onishi, owner of Switch Coffee Tokyo, is in pursuit of. Without adding any color to the cup, he says, 'it may ...

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Color

2021.09.07

A way of working; matching work and life to make every day enjoyable

Katsuyuki Honda

B Manager

#B by the Brooklyn Brewery, #Color, #K5

From an early age, he was all about baseball, but when he graduated high school, he entered the entertainment industry. Always following a brightly lit path, Katsuyuki Honda began his career in hotels after gaining ex...

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Color

2021.08.23

Spotlight off the stage.
The curtain call: an echo in the wilderness

Kanako Watanabe

General Manager, HOTEL K5

#Color, #HotelK5

A spiral staircase leads to the starting point. Kanako Watanabe, who took over as General Manager of HOTEL K5 in July, was born and raised in a hotel, with most of the guests becoming her friends. She has loved hotels...

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Color

2021.08.06

The brewer is an anchor
And the beer is the basis for new ideas

Nobuhiro Ito

Store Manager, Omnipollos Tokyo

#Color, #OmnipollosTokyo

Nobuhiro Ito arrived in Kabutocho by connecting the dots of his past. The experiences he gained from his life as a traveler led him to where he is today. What kind of future will he envision when the dots he has accum...

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Color

2021.07.28

Layers of flavor like coatings of color
Cocktails born out of space

Soran Nomura

Producer, -Ao-

#Ao, #Ao, #Color, #K5

After working as a bartender in London for seven years, Soran returned to Japan, accumulating many accolades during his time at FUGLEN TOKYO. In 2020, alongside Kai Tanaka, he established Library Bar ‘Ao’ in K5, Kabut...

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Color

2021.06.30

Clean aftertaste and character enhanced by sensation and experience

Kensaku Sato

SR Roaster

#Color, #SR

Kensaku Sato is the coffee roaster for SR, a micro-roastery born in Stockholm with a Japanese branch located in Nihonbashi. The roastery is famous for its clean-tasting coffees. Sato left Japan to improve his English,...

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Color

2021.06.12

The more local, the more global.
The intersection of city, nature, and people.

Yuta Oka, Hilo Homma, Akihiro Matsui

K5 Founders

#Color

Having spread through major cities, COVID-19 took away our daily lives and made us reconsider urban life. If the urban landscape were to change from one city to another to accommodate this new way of life, what would ...

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Color

2021.06.02

A live restaurant experience, sealed in a patisserie cake.

Keisuke Oyama

Owner of ease, patissier

#Color, #ease

Owner and patissier, Keisuke Oyama, is well known for his creative senses. He frequently combines unique ingredients, such as horseradish and strawberries or shiso and hyuganatsu (citrus fruit), and serves take-home d...

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