#201~250, Japan, Tokyo

#206: Hattifnatt, Kichijoji

A cafe that makes you feel like you have stepped into an illustrated children’s book, in the middle of a Tokyo suburb.

The name derives from those white wriggly things that appear in Moomin Troll.

The ground floor is mainly the kitchen.

Tomato cream gratin.

Taco rice.

A cafe latte, a chestnut mon blanc cake, and a pumpkin mon blanc cake.

There’s also a little mezzanine sitting area.


Hattifnatt – Kichijoji (ハティフナット 吉祥寺のおうち)
2-22-1 Kichijoji Minami-cho, Musashino, Tokyo, Japan
<photos from Wednesday 5 September 2018>

#201~250, Japan, Kyoto

#202: Kaikado Café

A cafe produced by Kaikado, Japan’s oldest handmade tea caddy maker, in business since 1875 (Year 8 of the Meiji Era).
The building the cafe is in is a Registered Tangible Cultural Property, as designated by the Japanese Government.

The handmade tea caddies – “chazutsu”.

Cold potato soup with focaccia bread.

Kaikado cheesecake.

Kaikado blend coffee.
Of course, you can have high quality Japanese tea here as well.


Kaikado Café
352 Sumiyoshi-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
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<photos from Tuesday 7 August 2018>

#201~250, Japan, Kyoto

#201: Jam Jar Lounge & Inn

A cafe and accommodation in a machiya (traditional Kyoto townhouse), run by a friendly Australian.

A latte.

A mocha.

Jaffles (Aussie term for toasties) with salad.
Back: tuna, spinach, tomato, cheese.
Front: egg, bacon, spinach, tomato.


Jam Jar Lounge & Inn
758-2 Higashi-imakoji-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
京都府京都市上京区今小路通七本松西入二丁目東今小路町 758-2
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<photos from Sunday 5 August 2018>