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...
When in 1968 San Francisco's sister city of Osaka, Japan, made a gift of Yoshiro Taniguchi's five-tiered concrete stupa, the city seemed...
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....
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...
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Nijiya Supermarket information
Picnic under the Peace Pagoda with sushi or teriyaki bento boxes fresh from the deli counter, swig Berkeley-brewed Takara Sierra Cold sake from the drinks aisle and have change from a $20 for mango-ice-cream-filled mochi (chewy Japanese cakes with savory or sweet fillings). Tip: By the door, there's a microwave for customers' use.