This little monkey left behind a drawing. We welcome doodlers, and their doodles!
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Michael’s Cafe American is so new (less than two months) it might not be easy to find on the map, but thanks to local guides Christine Takasawa and Hiroyuki Takisawa, that may be changing.
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These girls came from Hanamaki to visit the cafe. Turns out, they’re sisters! Four sisters, and there’s two more, not seen here! They each ordered an espresso.
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Our adult conversational English classes are every Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6:30 to 7:30.
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After a relaxing two days off (Monday and Tuesday) we’re open! A new, revised April calendar is here, with extended hours for Golden Week in May.
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Last week Tada-san invited friends and associates to a dinner party at Koyomina. Also in attendance was a crew from NHK, in production on a profile of Tada-san for the series “Professional” (here, in English) to be broadcast sometime later this year.
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No matter where you are, no matter what time zone you’re in … it’s always time for coffee and music.
Is that Apple Pie Cake? Yes, it is. How does it taste? Come to the cafe and find out!
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In honor of April Fool’s Day (in Japan, it’s still yesterday in the U.S.) Here’s one of my favorite moments in the 2013 movie “Emperor” (Shûsen no enperâ) with Tommy Lee Jones. It’s always yesterday in Washington.
Above the Cafe and Tourist center, in the watchtower, sits this little man. Who is he?
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We got a surprise visit from Masumi Kikuchi! He had this cafe space before we did. The restaurant was called “Non-No“, and featured the original “Kappa-chino“, traditional ramen and curry dishes, soft ice cream, and cold beer.
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