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  1. weekend with
    An Expat’s Life in Tokyo, Captured on FilmPhotos by a New Yorker who recently moved to Japan.
  2. drinks
    What to Drink at the City’s New Wave of Japanese-Inspired BarsThey’re a little Tokyo, a little New York, and a tribute to Japan’s elevation of an American art form.
  3. empire of steaks
    Peter Luger Will Bypass Other 49 States, Expand to TokyoIt’s opening the restaurant with the Japanese company that operates Union Square Tokyo.
  4. now smell this
    This Perfume Is Impossible to Find, and I Love ItThis is all your fault, Le Labo.
  5. anniversaries
    It’s Been 5 Years Since the Cronut Debuted — Here’s Every Flavor EverTime flies for pastry hybrids!
  6. now smell this
    You Can Buy These Diptyque Candles for 4 Days OnlyYour favorite cities are now candles.
  7. gallery
    Beyond Harajuku: On Tokyo’s Fashion Landscape NowA new book captures the avant-garde looks of Tokyo’s modern street style.
  8. street style
    This Tokyo Elementary School Is Now Offering Armani UniformsIn a controversial, yet very chic, decision.
  9. design hunting
    Inside a 24-Room Tokyo Home That Feels Like a PaintingArchitect Kazuyasu Kochi converted an eight-unit apartment building into this sprawling single-family dwelling.
  10. lunchtime beauty
    Here’s How You Can Smell Like Dubai, Paris, or TokyoLe Labo’s City Exclusive scents are now available everywhere for one month only.
  11. There’s A Cotton-Candy-Pizza Hybrid — And It’s Actually Pretty Popular▶️ Too good to be true?
  12. weird
    Panda Sex Is Great News for Tokyo RestaurantTotenko Co.’s stocks jumped following a major mating announcement.
  13. space of the week
    10 Days of Design Hunting in JapanWhat Wendy Goodman loved in Tokyo, Kyoto, and the Benesse Art Site Naoshima.
  14. the urbanist
    8 Creative Ways Cities Are Combating Rising TemperaturesFrom street spritzes in Japan to man-made wind in the Middle East.
  15. the urbanist
    Where to Find Quiet in Chaotic CitiesThe global quest for a little peace in loud places.
  16. Michelin
    A Japanese Ramen Shop Now Has a Michelin StarTokyo’s Tsuta joins the coveted ranks of sushi haunts and kaiseki temples.
  17. The Grub Street Diet
    Shake Shack’s Mark Rosati Grabs Ramen in Tokyo, Tacos in L.A., and Lobster“This was my first time trying Animal’s legendary poutine.”
  18. Aidy Bryant’s Tokyo Diary For Lenny Will Give You Paralyzing FOMODuring which she found out about Gwen and Gavin :(
  19. Lines
    Cronut Hysteria Is Reaching Its Peak in TokyoDominique Ansel opens his newest bakery today.
  20. Empire Building
    Blue Bottle Acquires Tartine, Plots New York ExpansionPowerhouses James Freeman and Chad Robertson are now united.
  21. Tonics
    This Is Almost Certainly the World’s Best Bloody MaryThere’s no pepper, no garnish of lemon or celery, and — heaven forbid — no horseradish clogging things up, either.
  22. Hoo-hoo
    The New Hooters: Inside Tokyo’s Most Popular Owl CaféTurns out Japan’s next evolution in animal cafés is big on the cuteness, but not so much on the actual café.
  23. scene stealers
    Tokyo Street Style: Turtlenecks and CreepersPlus, plenty of Alexander Wang x H&M and a pair of JNCOs.
  24. Slurp
    Beautiful Bowls of RamenThey’re serving forty kinds of shio, miso, tonkotsu, and shoyu overall.
  25. video
    Watch Tokyo’s Decora Girls Explain Their StyleSo many Hello Kitty Band-Aids and rainbow hair clips.
  26. Interviews
    Why Tartine Breadmaster Chad Robertson Is Going GlobalHe’s expanding.
  27. kawaii style
    Japanese Teens Still Spend Hours Dressing Up in Purikura Photo BoothsPhotographer Amy Lombard explores the selfie-altering world of Tokyo’s purikura.
  28. out of the box
    Found in Translation: Shooting Streetwear in TokyoOur experimental fashion shoot goes on the road.
  29. The New Japanese-Inspired Makeup Line Selling Out at BarneysTroy Surratt’s eyelash curler already has a waiting list.
  30. novelties
    Middle-Aged Men Available for Rental in JapanA former pro baseball player is priced at $10/hour.
  31. big wins
    See How Tokyo Celebrated Winning the 2020 OlympicsBetter luck next time, Istanbul.
  32. Openings
    Tokyo Import Bassanova Ramen About to Open on Mott Street [Updated]The shop’s green curry ramen is a big deal at the original Setagaya Ward shop.
  33. Coming Soon
    Tokyo’s Acclaimed Bassanova Ramen Opening in New York CityA ramen apprentice turned chef is opening this summer.
  34. scene stealers
    International Street Style: Tokyo’s Avant-garde Winter LayeringIn the city that invented street style, oversize proportions help ward off winter’s chill.
  35. street style
    Global Street Style: From Tokyo to Tbilisi and BeyondA sneak preview of The Cut’s weekly international street-style coverage.
  36. Cool
    Kirin’s Frozen Foam Beer Looks a Lot Like Soft-ServeShhh, don’t tell your kids.
  37. animals
    Watch Tokyo Police Square Off With a Giant Papier-Mâché RhinocerosWhy can’t this happen at our zoos?
  38. Read About Aziz Ansari’s Wondrous, Insane Trip to TokyoWay back in January, Aziz Ansari told us that GQ had sent him, LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, and Momofuku chef David Chang to Tokyo after he […]
  39. japan
    Japan Expands Evacuation Zone As 6.6 Aftershock Hits Near Fukushima Nuclear PlantA month after the tsunami.
  40. japan
    The Departed: An Exodus of Expats Draws Scorn in JapanIs leaving Japan for safer ground an act of betrayal?
  41. japan
    Mixed Messages Over Radiation in Japan’s Tap WaterOfficials say tap water is once again safe for infants.
  42. japan
    Elevated Radioactive Iodine Found in Tokyo Tap WaterMore than twice the allowable amount for infants.
  43. triple crisis
    Second Explosion Reported at Daiichi Reactor; Emergency Declared at Fourth Nuclear Plant [Updated]Updates on the crises in Japan.
  44. Mediavore
    Starbucks Changes Its Logo; Food Trucks Robbed in KTownAfter 40 years, the coffee company is entitled to a mid-life crisis.
  45. earthquakes
    If You Felt the Building Shaking in Tokyo Earlier, That Was Just the EarthquakeJapan’s southern coast was hit with a 6.9 magnitude quake, but everyone seems to be okay.
  46. Mediavore
    John Wooden Mourned at Vip’s Cafe; Obama Plans School Lunch OverhaulJohn Wooten was a regular in an everyday San Fernando Valley eatery, while The President looks to enhance the nutrition in schools.
  47. Closings
    David Myers Will Close SonaThe Comme Ca owner promises a new location of his flagship in 2011.
  48. Lists
    Tokyo Motors Past Paris in Michelin Three-Star RestaurantsThe city now has the most three-star restaurants in the world.
  49. Empire Building
    Wolfgang Puck Blames Success on JapaneseWolfgang Puck relates how he’s able to sleep while owning a restaurant empire.
  50. Mediavore
    Julia Child’s Bestseller; Clinton in VegasPlus: The Chicago Diner’s tips are down; school lunches are slowly improving
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