Let’s enjoy the “Kawazu Sakaura Festival” at “Kichijo CAREN.”

26.January.2018 | SPOT

Kawazu-cho, Higashi Izu, is known as the birthplace of Kawazuzakura (cherry tree) and it is here that the “Kawazu Sakura Matsuri” (festival) is held every year. Kawazuzakura is an early flowering variety which blooms in early February to early March. The flower petals are big and they are a beautiful pink color. About 150 branch shops sell their special foods at the festival venue.

 

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Kichijo CAREN is a place where you can view many kinds of cherry blossoms while enjoying a hot spring.

The view from “Izu Kitagawa Onsen Moon Road” which was chosen as one of Japan’s 100 famous views is gorgeous. Why not enjoy a romantic view from the guest room or hot spring.

 

 

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Kichijo CAREN’s cherry blossom spot

A gorgeous plan where you can enjoy the night/morning view. Special services will be offered.

Early February~ Kawazuzakura/entrance, hot spring “Hekikai”

Late February~ Ojimazakura/hot spring “Wazuki” ※The “grand public bath” is designated as the men’s bath or the woman’s bath according to the time.

Mid/late March~ Someiyoshino/in front of the restaurants “Aodake,” “Four Seasons”

 

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Kawazu Sakura Matsuri Private Ohanami (flower viewing) Accomodation Plan

A plan where you can enjoy the cherry blossoms while staying in the guest room.

Gorgeous amenities such as cherry blossom pancakes, cherry blossom red sea bream dishes and cherry blossom aroma therapy will be offered.

 

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Date: 2018,02/01 to 03/31

Price: One-night stay with breakfast – 28,150 yen per person / two persons in one room – 26,150 yen / three persons – 25,150 yen

・Amenities: Afternoon tea party with cherry blossom pancakes. (14:00 to 15:30 / restaurant “Aodake”)

  • “cherry blossom red sea bream dish will be served at dinner time
  • Sparkling wine and original cherry blossom aroma
  • “Guri tea” will be served to those of who uploaded the photos of the accommodation on their SNS with the tag “#吉祥CAREN”

 

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Why not visit Higashi Izu/Kawazu-cho where early cherry blossoms can be viewed?

 

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Kichijo CAREN (Higashi Izu / Kitagawa Onsen)

Address: Kitagawa Onsen, Higashiizucho, Kamogun, Shizuoka Prefecture

TEL:0557-23-1213

URL:http://www.kissho-caren.com/

 

Kawazu Sakura Matsuri

Venue: near Izu Kyuko “Kawazu Station”

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    Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/172469

     

    GODIVA Official Websitehttps://www.godiva.co.jp/

     

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    Lisa & Gaspard Town: https://www.fujiq.jp/area/lisagas/

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    Lindt Chocolat Cafe – Lindt White Chocolate Sakura Ice Drink

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    Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/166171

     

    Lindt White Chocolate Sakura Ice Drink / Lindt Delice Sakura / Lindt Delice Sakura Leaf
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    Lindt Dome Chocolat Sakura / Lindt Chocolat Parfait Sakura
    Running: March 1, 2019 – March 31, 2019

     

    Lindt Official Website (Japanese): http://www.lindt.jp/

     

    Starbucks Japan – Sakura Season

    Springtime has arrived at Starbucks in the form of two new beverages:  the Sakura Full Milk Latte and Sakura Full Frappuccino®. Both drinks use cherry blossoms and strawberries as their base flavour, warm and cosy ingredients that call to spring. They are inspired by the dancing leaves fallen from cherry trees in full bloom.

     

    Full Details: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/168843

     

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    Starbucks Japan Official Website: www.starbucks.co.jp/

     

  • Cherry Blossom Doughnuts Arrive at Mister Donut

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    Mister Donut is releasing six cherry blossom flavoured doughnuts in Japan on March 1.

     

    Three of these doughnuts are chewy and made in the image of a cherry blossom petal while the other three are made with Mister Donut’s popular and old fashioned dough recipe released in 2013, sprinkled with pink cherry blossom powder.

     

    Cherry Blossom Flower Doughnut – Cherry Blossom Flavoured: ¥129 (Tax Included)

    Inspired by the beautiful petals of the cherry blossoms, this doughnut has a distinct chewy texture and is coated with a bright pink cherry blossom glaze.

     

    Cherry Blossom Flower Doughnut – Soy Flour Flavoured: ¥129 (Tax Included)

    Just as chewy as the above doughnut, this version is sprinkled with soy flour sugar.

     

    Cherry Blossom Flower Doughnut – Adzuki Red Bean Paste: ¥140 (Tax Included)

    Another chewy choice, this sandwich-like doughnut is filled with adzuki red bean paste and sprinkled with icing sugar.

     

    Cherry Blossom Fashioned: ¥129 (Tax Included)

    Mister Donut’s old fashioned crunchy doughnut turns cherry blossom flavoured.

     

    Cherry Blossom Fashioned Chocolate: ¥140 (Tax Included)

    This version of the crunchy old fashioned doughnut comes with a delicious chocolate coating.

     

    Cherry Blossom Fashioned Honey: ¥140 (Tax Included)

    And this one is glazed with sumptuous honey.

     

    Feel the springtime early by getting your fingers on a tasty cherry blossom doughnut at Mister Donut.

  • Gaze at Cherry Blossoms and Tokyo Tower at Tokyo Prince Hotel’s Sakura Festival

    24.February.2019 | FOOD / SPOT

    Tokyo Prince Hotel is set to hold Sakura Matsuri 2019 from March 16 to April 14 where they will serve a cherry blossom inspired menu.

     

    The Shiba Park area by the hotel is a famous cherry blossom spot which brings together lots of people each year who visit to see the pink flowers in bloom. Tokyo Prince Hotel has put together a special menu to excite this year’s hanami season for tourists and sightseers visiting Tokyo to view the flowers.

    Sit atop the hotel’s wide-open cafe and bar Tower View Terrace where you will be served colourful hors d’oeuvre, steak, temari sushi and many more springtime foods. Meals are made even more memorable with the gorgeous cherry trees standing at eye level behind which towers Tokyo Tower.

    Lunch – “Hanami Box – Cherry Blossoms”: ¥6,000 (Served 12:00-15:00)

    Dinner – “Hanami Box – Nighttime Cherry Blossoms”: ¥9,000 (Served 17:00-21:30)

     

    Nighttime Cherry Blossoms Wagyu Beef Teppanyaki & Seafood Barbeque Set (Serves 1): ¥10,000 (Served 17:30-21:30)

    Over at the hotel’s beer restaurant Garden Island you can look forward to enjoying an evening BBQ under the cherry blossoms. Tuck into wagyu sirloin beef, spiny lobster and other top quality hotel ingredients as you gaze at the nighttime cherry blossoms. The restaurant also serves a meal plan that comes with an all-you-can-drink option.

     

    Beautiful Sakura Gozen Meal: ¥5,000 (Served 11:30-14:30 / until 17:00 on Saturday & holidays)

    Roll up to the hotel’s Shimizu restaurant where they will be serving a vivid traditional Japanese meal which can be enjoyed with the stunning view of the cherry blossoms and Tokyo Tower outside the restaurant’s enormous windows.

    Sakura Course: ¥8,000 (Serving 17:00-21:30)

    Maronie is a restaurant at the hotel that specialises in Chinese cuisine. Like Shimizu, you can appreciate the cherry blossoms peeking at you through the window as you dig into a delicious Chinese meal.


    Lunch: Weekends ¥3,500, Saturday & Holidays ¥4,000 (Served 11:30-15:00) / Dinner: Weekends ¥6,000, Saturday & Holidays ¥6,500 (Served 17:30-21:30)

    Porto, a buffet restaurant in the hotel, is preparing a springtime buffet which can be enjoyed with a full view of the pink flowers and Tokyo Tower.

     

    Bloom: ¥4,000 (Serving 17:00-21:00)

    Cherry Blossom Sweets Plate: ¥1,500 / With Drink ¥2,100 (Serving: 11:00-21:00)

    The tea salon Pikake will be cooking up a range of meals including pasta served in spring colours, salad, roast beef and more as well as a special sweets plate with 4 different Japanese sweets.

    Snow Sakura: ¥1,800 (Served 17:00-Midnight)

    Spring Fizz: ¥1,800 (Served 17:00-Midnight)

    The hotel’s main bar Windsor will be pouring two different cherry blossom inspired cute pink cocktails.

    Party Plan: ¥5,800 Per Person (Weekdays 17:00-Midnight / Saturdays 15:00-Midnight / Holidays 15:00-23:00)

    Petrea Karaoke Room has a very special party plan planned which includes a cherry blossom themed menu as well as karaoke and all-you-can-drink.

    Tokyo Prince Hotel’s Hanami Season Map

     

    If you’re visiting Tokyo during the hanami season then don’t miss out on this luxurious flower-viewing experience.

  • Itohkyuemon releases new Uji Matcha Sakura Nama Chocolate!

    21.February.2019 | FOOD

    Itohkyuemon, a well-established Japanese green tea store based in Uji, Kyoto, started selling the new “Uji Matcha Sakura Nama Chocolate” (宇治抹茶さくら生チョコレート) from 15th February 2019.

    “Uji Matcha Nama Chocolate” (宇治抹茶生チョコレート) is the most popular item on Itohkyuemon’s online shop. Using this as a base, a limited spring edition “sakura” flavour was created. A spring-like pink powder is sprinkled over the Uji matcha chocolate. After the flowery flavour of sakura spreads through your mouth, you will be struck with a milky flavour along with a moderate salty touch. This is when the flavour of matcha grows and fills your mouth. This exquisite flavour is obtained from real cherry blossom flowers and leaves. The natural powder gives the powder its vivid coloursー nothing is added to enhance its colour. Like flower petals scattered on a moss garden, the surface of the chocolates are decorated with a faint pink dusting.

     

    The packaging has a wonderful texture and is decorated with a woven cherry blossom pattern set on pink Japanese-style paper. This compliments the green-yellow spring-themed colours. Each chocolate package is wrapped individually by hand. The box even comes with small wooden utensils so you can open the package and enjoy these tasty chocolates straight away.

  • Lindt Chocolat Cafe Reveals Cherry Blossom Flavoured Menu

    13.February.2019 | FOOD

    Premium Swiss chocolate brand Lindt has unveiled three new cherry blossom inspired drinks arriving at the Lind Chocolat Cafe on February 16: the Lindt White Chocolate Sakura Ice DrinkLindt Delice Sakura and Lindt Sakura Leaf.

     

    The beverages will be followed up by two desserts on March 1: the Lindt Dome Chocolat Sakura and Lindt Chocolat Parfait Sakura. These will be served at the Ginza branch while only the parfait will be sold at the Jiyūgaoka branch.

    Lindt White Chocolate Sakura Ice Drink: Ginza Branch Eat-In – ¥1,388 (Tax Included) / Other Branches Take Out – ¥772 (Tax Included)

    This sweet drink brings together the sweetness of Lindt’s creamy white chocolate and the sourness of cherries. The cherries used are Amarena cherries which are bitter and slightly nutty and sour Griotte cherries. These blended with the white chocolate give a refreshing aftertaste.

     

    The drink is topped with cream cheese and whipped cream in which sits salt-pickled cherry blossom leaves. The sweet and sour flavours of the drink and cherries are elevated by the light and fluffy cream and the distinct saltiness of the leaves.

    Lindt Delice Sakura / Lindt Delice Sakura Leaf: ¥302 Each (Tax Included)

    Lindt’s popular Delices are macarons crafted by the company’s expert chocolatiers who stuff them with ganache made from Lindt chocolate. The springtime Sakura and Sakura Leaf versions are available for a limited time only and are packed with cherry blossom flavour and fragrance.

    Lindt Dome Chocolat Sakura: ¥1,890 (Tax Included)

    Lindt has beautifully created a milky and mellow-tasting white chocolate dome which comes to life when a hot sauce is poured over it. This beautiful pale green sauce has a faint salty flavour to it and together with the unique flavour of the cherry blossom leaf. Enjoy watching the chocolate dome melt before your very eyes to reveal the inside dessert. This special treat can only be experience at the cafe. Check out below what happens when you drizzle on the sauce.

     

    Your dish is also served with berry powder made to look like a fully bloomed cherry blossom. Inside the dessert is a tower of biscuit, cherry blossom white chocolate semifreddo, cherry compote, salt-pickled cherry blossom leaf whipped cream, and crunchy hazelnuts.

     

    Lindt Chocolat Parfait Sakura: ¥1,780 (Tax Included)

    Lindt’s new parfait combines chocolate with ingredients perfect for the spring. The deeper you go in the dessert the more textures you can enjoy which come together in delicious harmony. It even comes decorated with a Delice Sakura Leaf.

     

    Starting at the bottom of the glass the parfait contains crunchy hazelnuts, vanilla mascarpone mousse, cherry compote, white chocolate ice cream, and cherry sauce. It’s topped with cherry blossom white chocolate ice cream, more cherry compote, a mini Delice Sakura Leaf, a white chocolate piece with strawberry powder in it, and another piece of white chocolate displaying the Lindt logo.

     

    Feel the early spring calling with these cherry blossom treats at the Lindt Chocolat Cafe.

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