Sunday, June 29, 2008

à la campagne

I love Fruit Tarts.
à la campagne in select department stores
is one of my favorite take-home tart shops in Japan.
Just can't resist...

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Tokyo Derby

Went to my first Horse Race on June 1st
Tokyo Derby at the Tokyo Race Tracks. HUGE.
Apparently 120,000 people came.
It was actually very entertaining. Lots of kids too.

Friday, June 27, 2008

AW Kitchen

Lunch at Pasta House AW Kitchen figlia in Aoyama.
They were having a "Tomato Fest" for the summer.
This place met all of my expectations and more.
(NOTE: the dishes were separated into 3 servings)


Tomato sauce.

Baby Corn Gnocchi.

Asparagus Carbonara.
(that creamy foam was fantastic)
Chilled Shrimp Pasta with Ikura.
Fruits and Tomato compote with Yogurt Sorbet.

Tomato Brownie with Tomato Sorbet.

Sunday, June 22, 2008


Back from Japan
More updates to follow...