Ikenobo Ikebana Society
The largest, oldest society outside Japan for ikebana (the Japanese art of flower-arranging) has the displays to prove it: a curly...
Kabuki Springs & Spa
Our favorite urban retreat is a spin on communal, clothing-optional Japanese baths. Scrub yourself down with salt in the steam room,...
New People Cinema
See current-release Japanese films, anime and documentaries at this underground 143-seat theater with HD projection and kick-ass sound....
Locals favor this 2nd-floor noodle house for no-fuss meals of homemade ramen, served in big earthenware bowls on Formica tables in a...
Sophie's Crepes information
Lonely Planet review
Crowds line up for Sophie's made-to-order crepes and sundaes. As interesting as the ice-cream selection (try the red bean) are the occasional posses of Lolita Goth girls, who take their fashion cues from filmmaker Tim Burton.