Interactive restaurant in Tokyo changes dining experience

The F&B scene is changing fast. Interactive restaurants are slowly emerging, one of them having a completely interactive interior providing diners with a multi-sensory experience, in Tokyo’s Ginza district. It was designed and created by teamLab, an art collective from Japan who has done various interactive projects around

Art and architecture meet at Benesse Art Site Naoshima

Naoshima is an island town located in the Seto Inland Sea of the Kagawa Prefecture in Japan. Although only 14.2 km², it is widely known for its art-related initiatives at Benesse Art Site Naoshima. Benesse Holdings along with Fukutake Foundation are mostly responsible for setting up the various art

PABLO Cheese Tart melting the hearts of Malaysians

Months have passed since the opening of PABLO, the famous baked cheese tart company from Japan, in 1 Utama last December and the rich, creamy, and gooey cheese tart continues to melt the hearts of their Malaysian fans – just like its texture. The craze for PABLO does not

Japanese designer builds glass tea house beside ancient temple

Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has built a modern tea house made completely out of glass next to a traditional Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. The contemporary façade of KOU-AN Glass Tea House provides an unconventional twist on the traditional structure. According to Yoshioka, the tea house is an opportunity

Wrappe is here to serve KL-ites good, wholesome wraps

Last Friday saw the soft launch of Wrappe at GTower’s lower ground floor. Just like its name, Wrappe serves a variety of gourmet wraps packed with fresh and natural ingredients. Besides that, other options such as sandwiches or rice bowls are also available. The menu consists of

Japan’s first outdoor Legoland theme park opens in Nagoya

Japan’s first outdoor Legoland theme park opened to the public in Nagoya last Saturday, attracting a massive crowd on its first day. One of the highlights of the park is Miniland, a miniature town with models of famous landmark buildings in Japan, such as Tokyo Station and

Wired Hotel in Asakusa based on local community concept

Newly opened Wired Hotel in the Asakusa district of Tokyo proudly call themselves a “Local Community Hotel”. Basically, the hotel aims to create a communal ground for travellers and locals to converge in the same place. In order for effective communication to take place, the

5 classes to attend at ISETAN The Japan Store KL

The 3rd floor of ISETAN The Japan Store brings the essence of Japan to Kuala Lumpur in the form of a creative and cultural haven. Aptly named THE CUBE, it serves as a creative event space that includes a carefully curated bookstore, a free art space, and a