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Breakfast at Fontaine’s

I think most foreigners living in Japan would agree that there are not enough breakfast places around.So I am happy to have discovered a great new spot with fluffy omelettes, toast, Italian coffee and freshly squeezed OJ. They even have an outdoor deck. And on top of it all, it is less than 15 minutes […]

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Published on: August 4, 2014  -  Filed under: Restaurants & cafes

Cafe Mellow

For those of you who have been visiting the Kisami area for sometime, you may have noticed that Paradise has been lost and in it’s place Cafe Mellow has set up shop. Although some of the changes will take some getting used to, we were impressed with the food, service, and reasonable prices. Despite the […]

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Published on: June 10, 2012  -  Filed under: Restaurants & cafes

Shimoda Station to Kisami Bus Schedule

     

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Published on: April 3, 2012  -  Filed under: Transportation

Bingo!

Just a short stroll from Guesthouse tabi-tabi a Jerk Chicken Shop has opened up. Their cozy nook, Bingo, is situated right next to Kisami’s shrine so on late evenings in September you can listen to live taiko drumming, shamisen, and bamboo flutes while filling up on their Jamaican Style BBQed bird, and draft beer.           […]

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Published on: September 17, 2011  -  Filed under: Restaurants & cafes

Tobi Ishi

Tobi Ishi is our favorite Japanese breakfast spot. For 500 yen you get a perfectly grilled aji, rice, pickles, miso soup, an egg, and some nori (dried seaweed). If you don’t like your egg raw, the friendly obasan is happy to cook it for you. Natto is an extra 50 yen. She’s stays open late […]

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Published on: July 31, 2011  -  Filed under: Restaurants & cafes

Natsukashi!

There is no direct translation for the word “natsukashi” but it is exlaimed when Japanese people talk about the good old days, that song that brings you back, or that warm and fuzzy feeling of waxing nostalgic. Check out this fabulous montage of still shots and 8mm film of Ohama, and Minami Izu that will […]

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Published on: June 1, 2011  -  Filed under: Uncategorized