Taste of Tokyo 2018
(Tokyo Ajiwai Festa)
5 – 7 October 2018
Marunouchi, Yurakucho and Hibiya
Taste of Tokyo (“Tokyo Ajiwai Festa” in Japanese) is a three-day fair, full of seasonal food and flavour from Tokyo and across the country.
The fifth event in 2018 coincides with the 150th anniversary of Tokyo since the capital of modern Japan was renamed from Edo in 1868.
To celebrate, long-established restaurants and famous shops in the city will also join to offer familiar taste and flavour of Tokyo.
Examples of Tokyo treat offered by big names
And Taste of Tokyo is not just about food. A series of cultural programmes, with demonstration of traditional crafts, film projection and workshops, will be held to “Discover Tokyo, Enjoy Japan”
Highlights of Taste of Tokyo 2018
The fair will take place in three areas in central Tokyo: Marunouchi, Yurakucho and Hibiya.
◆ Marunouchi – “Made in Tokyo” area
Food trucks will serve chefs’ dishes using Tokyo’s vegetables and ingredients, on the main street of Marunouchi (“Marunouchi-naka-dori”) on the west side of JR Tokyo Station.
Along the adjacent Gyoko Street, there will be a market of Tokyo’s fresh food products and traditional crafts, with demonstration of craft-making techniques.
◆ Yurakucho – flavours and tastes of Tokyo and Japan
At Tokyo International Forum, go for a picnic in the open-air space (“Plaza”). There you will find a variety of local specialties – a selection of drinks (sake, Japanese beer and Japanese wine), as well as snacks and other local delicacies – from Tokyo and its islands, and also from around the country.
◆ Hibiya – food and entertainment
Hibiya Park and for the first time this year, Tokyo Midtown Hibiya will be hosts to Taste of Tokyo events, for visitors to enjoy food and entertainment all together.
Find Tokyo’s gourmet treat prepared by local establishments.
Movies, live music and art workshops for families will set the tone for a delicious Tokyo experience.
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