From a media executive who built a big business in Japan for 20 years:

Be sure to visit the lobby of the Ritz Carlton Tokyo Midtown for high tea or an evening drink to enjoy the spectacular view. Below are some recommendations for Japanese Restaurants. There are sushi restaurants are all over the place. Fukusushi in Roppongi is a good place to try. For the best Sicilian food, head to Mario [...]

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Suggestions from a Senior Banking Executive who lives in Tokyo

Toru is a senior banking executive who lives in Japan. He and I knew each other in London and he is clearly the best example I know of “east meets west.” Major local hotels like the Imperial Hotel Tokyo or Hotel Okura offer reasonable prices these days, but if you are looking for the new [...]

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Great Tokyo Hotels and Restaurants

From my good friend Don at Imax Asia and his team. Don has never let me down having the best food in Shanghai so I would expect the same fom Japan! Thanks Don Everyone loves the Grand Hyatt in Ropongi Hills. It is one of my favorite hotels in the world. The service is second [...]

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The McDonald Family Discovers Skiing in Japan

Blue Contributor/From the wife of a golfing buddy who has an adventurous family! Skiing in Japan: We flew direct from LAX to Narita airport on American. Narita is one hour outside of Tokyo so we took an airport shuttle to the domestic airport, Haneda. It was super easy. We spent the night right in the [...]

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Global BBQ and Grill Survey-Roppongi, Japan an A+ Grill

Inakaya, aka “THE PADDLE RESTAURANT” is one of my favorite restaurants-EVER. Great grill, seafood, meats, you name it, a scene, lots of beer and, most important pure theatre…You have these stud chefs, sitting behind the counter basically surrounded by grills..heat rising, coals and people are watching this like you watch somebody on a tight rope-more [...]

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