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Is it island? Is it shima?

[wienerhorn] December 6, 2018 12:00

Matsushima-jinja Shrine and Matsushima Shrine. jpgThere are one, Matsushima-jinja Shrine of "7, Nihonbashi Fukugami" in Nihonbashiningiyoucho, and large country God is worshiped. Because "pines grew thick, according to the buttocks all sorts of subject of Chuo-ku, in the outskirts, Shimauchi had this name in Kojima of inlet at the time of the foundation" and seems to be one.
However, we are written as "Matsushima Shrine" in torii, and which of "island" "shima" is right? We think of this.
After there not being document which we used "shima" for, or looking for, we were found! "Kanpo dignity figure" made in 1744 (Kanpo 4) was published in Chuo-ku, Tokyo Board of Education "collection of figures of Chuo-ku history" (Nihonbashi Bridge), and the place name of "Matsushima town" was written down.
Was "island", judging from origin, "shima" has been used, should it be understood to drink?
It is pleasant thing to look at ancient map.



North Europe is hot in winter! Four selections of North Europe to enjoy in Chuo-ku

[Hanes] December 6, 2018 09:00

Hello. It is Hanes (splashes) of new face correspondent
It was December in no time, but are you getting along happily even if everybody is cold?
In winter...
・Hot food such as pan and oden
・It relates to snow such as ski and snowman
・Event such as Christmas and New Year holidays
We think that there may be many people associating this

Meanwhile, thing which I associate is North Europe known as hometown of Nordic events pattern and Santa!
In thing called this, this time is Chuo-ku are introduced here. every country at North European spot to be able to enjoy in winter
(we intend for 5 countries in North Europe of ※ narrow sense.)

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Cafe with the name of capital of Norway is in Chuo-ku.
The name is OSLO COFFEE (Oslo coffee) GINZA CORE shop, too
Here dishes using Norway salmon and Danish cheese,
We can have North European dessert and cake.
We may taste feeling that is in North Europe while being in Ginza that there are feelings to tablewareAirplane


Address: 5-8-20, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo GINZA CORE 1F
Business hours: From 11:00 to 22:00
Official site:

In national movie archive (former: National Film Center),
Special feature screening "invitation to Swedish movie of the 150th anniversary of Japan, the diplomatic relations establishment in Sweden" began on Tuesday, November 27

I who was looking forward to this event for a long time appreciated "Miss April" (original title: Fröken April) shown in opening night (1958)
We reverse ourselves from the beginning harking back to cold winter in North Europe.
In development that tempo by misunderstanding has good whole book by spring weather when we take wrong!
What is story that unique combination called the president of hard bank and young dancer weaves?
Though it is movie more than half a century ago, it is recommended work providing universal laughter

Only as for the contents that other showing movies are interesting!
When it is cold, how about appreciating Swedish movie in the warm room?


■Invitation to Swedish movie of the 150th anniversary of Japan, the diplomatic relations establishment in Sweden
Period From Tuesday, November 27, 2018 to Thursday, December 13, 15th from Saturday to 23rd (Sunday/Holiday)
Venue: National movie archive Nagase memory hall OZU (the second floor)
Official web site:

"Secret ... of Mumin STORY - little Mii" began on Wednesday, November 28 in MATSUYA GINZA.
In addition to Mumin goods including here original product,
Photospot where photograph comes out with Mii is substantial


We are used to Mii's dumpling head look of onion type which is trademark and,


We become Mii completely, and one piece such as cut comes out!
I annoyed Mumin mom for such a feeling, too


It is opportunity when Mumin enthusiast cannot overlook

■Secret ... of Mumin STORY - little Mii
Period From Wednesday, November 28, 2018 to Monday, December 10
Venue: MATSUYA GINZA the eighth floor event square
Business hours: From 10:00 to 20:00
(closed at 17:00 on the last day until 19:30 on ※ December 2, 9th)
Admission: Free of charge
Official web site: This (we link to exhibition & gallery page of MATSUYA GINZA)

In Canon gallery Ginza, photo exhibition "earth construction" by Kazuyoshi Nomachi begins on 6th.
In this exhibition, we can enjoy scenery that can realize greatness and beauty of nature of Iceland.
Iceland without opportunity to be far, and to go very much...
Therefore there may be what we know a little at this opportunity


■Canon gallery EOS R SYSTEM special plan exhibition Kazuyoshi Nomachi photo exhibition: Earth construction
Period From Thursday, December 6, 2018 to Wednesday, December 12
Venue: Canon gallery Ginza
   (3-9-7, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo tolerance Ginza building 1F)
Business hours: From 10:30 to 18:30 (on the last day until 15:00)
Closed days: Sunday/Holiday
Official web site:

We introduced four spots of North European connection to be able to enjoy in Chuo-ku to here,
Would there be curious thing?
It is in a room in Chuo-ku, and related event in North Europe and cooking to be able to enjoy are equal,
We should be able to surely spend time happily on 1st even if cold
How about mentioning such a North European culture when you are in the neighborhood?



②~ visit including introduction still more is precocious; Yamaguchi building ...

[rosemary sea] December 5, 2018 18:00

o which "gift and oneself enjoy" is rosemary sea which we organize and collect data on.


It is antenna shop of spacious space where we are precocious in nephews, and Yamaguchi building is located in the center of Nihonbashi Bridge business area.

It is full of special dishes which it is hard to obtain in Kanto. Delicious thing, lineup are great.

The last introduction is this. We introduced article of Suo-Oshima-cho last time.



We were precocious in nephews this time and were taken care of by association of Yamaguchi building public Yamaguchi product Tokyo Branch Akio Yanai (few autumn) director.

Inner comment is word of Director Yanai.

Then it is introduction of article. Price becomes all tax-included amount of money.

 All the images come by click expansion.


Excellent cake eating a food with great relish (shitatsuzumi) 1,275 yen San-in temple Yamaguchi-shi

It is Japanese confectionery which we wrapped in white ano of refined sweetness, Turkish paste (gyuhi) which we did softly.

It seems to be sold out the arrival immediately.

Originally it was called "eating a food with great relish", but Prime Minister Masatake Terauchi of the Taisho era (Yamaguchi-shi native place) praised highly saying "you should be renamed to "excellent cake eating a food with great relish" if it was such a delicious cake.". It is called "excellent cake eating a food with great relish" from there.


In fact, was going to introduce this article, four months ago, but of "summer while was hot, besides did not have introduction realized by policy of manufacturer called" not to ship.

Being sold out continued and at last was able to introduce this time afterwards.

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The left: Brandy cake (standard M) 1,296 yen royal

We let royal Suntory VSOP fully soak.

It is brandy cake of taste of adult.

The center: Brandy cake (premium) 2,482 yen royal

This is with kuruboanju VSOP.

The right: Brandy cake (Hennessy) 4,104 yen royal

We use top quality goods Hennessy X.O.

"Ranks of brandy using are different. It seems to be very good that we smell brandy."

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The left: Oran jet white chocolate 540 yen Takenaka

We added white chocolate to skin of Chinese citron.

It is the other version of Chinese citron cake fragrance, drinking sake poured until the blue line in one gulp that we introduced last time.

The right: Oran jet chocolate 540 yen Takenaka

We added cocoa, chocolate liquor to skin of Chinese citron.

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Oran jet cocoa 380 yen Takenaka

We cover skin of Chinese citron with cocoa powder.

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Chinese citron cheesecake 540 yen Fukagawa poultry farming agricultural cooperative

Chinese citron cheesecake which skin of Chinese citron from Yamaguchi entered to cheesecake which fully used fresh existence spirit egg.

We are moistened softly and are cake which body of cheese and refreshing feeling of Chinese citron matched exquisitely.

"It is not normal broiler and is chicken near gamefowl. It is not mass production.

Place producing eggs creates, but still is cheap at this price."

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IMG_20181122_133207 (2)a.jpgBoth top, right images are the right: Rock gong 200 yen cherry tree hermitage Miki-ya

It is start from ... there where "specialty of Iwakuni does not have dorayaki".

It is crustal gashittorino using raw sugar and honey, adzuki bean annodora grill.

"It is basic popular item."

The left: Rock gong (bamboo charcoal, Tamba black soybean) 260 yen cherry tree hermitage Miki-ya

According to the name, it is bamboo charcoal, use of Tamba black soybean.

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The left: toritama Baum 216 yen Izumo farm

Using vaunted egg, it is use of gluten-free (wheat flour nonuse), Yamaguchi rice flour.

Finish eating; Baumkuchen of size.

"We are very popular when we take to special event. When we use egg abundantly and are delicious.

It is said that this is the best. It is urged on when we advertise more.

As gluten is free, person with allergy to wheat flour can eat, too.

It is Yamaguchi-shi, but is made in place that is full of nature called virtue place." (lottery)

The right: toritama Baum Matcha 216 yen Izumo farm

It is Matcha taste.


Hen's egg senbei (with 18 pieces) 288 yen Fukagawa poultry farming agricultural cooperative

Simple taste using existence spirit egg honey. It is castella-flavored senbei.

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Hen's egg I senbei 350 yen Fukagawa poultry farming agricultural cooperative

It is "which does not perform" breaking of popular hen's egg senbei. It is virtue.

Do not stop; seem to become. Please be careful.

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Hexangular figure senbei Edo gold

The left of the left image: The with six pieces 540 yen right: Canned with eight pieces 756 yen

The right image: With 12 pieces 1,080 yen

Crispy resistance to the teeth and soft tasteful flavor that melts thickly. It is representative famous confection of Yamaguchi.

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The left: It is village of blowing 300 yen containing 1,200 yen, one meal with four meals of ramen boiling over

We say globefish in Shimonoseki saying "it blows". This is use of tiger pufferfish.

Specially made globefish stock soup which we cooked for trouble time is delicious instant noodle.

"We were introduced in magazine anan."

The right: Bone senbei 540 yen Hidaka food of blowing

Baked confectionery of senbei type that made bone of globefish unglazed. Calcium is plentiful.

As it is non-fried food which we do not fry in oil, we are not persistent and can just enjoy bone of globefish.

It "is bone senbei to have been introduced next to ramen boiling over in magazine anan."

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Otter festival (uncool) liquor cake 1,620 yen Asahi brewing 

It is liquor cake which let sake otter festival pure rice size brewing sake from the finest rice proud of to the world fully soak.

"Otter festival cake" which we introduced in August is small article of 216 yen, article big this time.

"We make with sake lees and are 7% for alcohol."

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Otter festival senbei 756 yen (with 30 pieces) Asahi brewing

It becomes just two per person.

We made with fragmented rice which appeared at the time of rice cleaning of Yamada Nishiki of liquor rice. Liquor is not included.

"This is delicious, too."

IMG_20181122_141610 (2)a.jpgIt is appearance of rozumari food lipounit here.

"Resistance to the teeth and taste that density was high in remained in impression." K Hara 2.

"Just just handle is appearing rice cracker with taste from the back." Y period.

"Moderate saltiness and resistance to the teeth are delicious." Mt. T 3.

"It was favorite hardness. We understand what we made with delicious rice well very much." N.

"Feeling was delicious munch-munch if salted." F male.

"Good flavor is felt only with brand called otter festival." O.

"A feeling of otter festival coming out of nose slightly! Taste that just just hand advances to in just right seasoning." Mt. S.

"Resistance to the teeth and saltiness are delicious." S well.

"Saltiness was delicious moderately." Mt. T 2.


・・We follow on ・ next time. It is expectation to ask for.


IMG_20181122_131255a.jpgIs precocious in nephews; Yamaguchi building

The first floor of 2-3-4, Nihonbashi Nihonbashi Bridge plaza building

Tokyo Metro Tozai Line, Ginza Line Nihombashi Station is close.

It is in contralateral division across Chuo-dori Ave. of Nihonbashi Bridge Takashimaya.


Business hours from 10:30 to 19:00

Year round

 January 3 is excluded from December 31.

Is precocious in nephews; homepage of Yamaguchi building is this place





Kasama Inari Shrine

[wienerhorn] December 5, 2018 14:00

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Photograph: Kasama Inari Shrine (Kasama-shi, Ibaraki)

"7, Nihonbashi Fukugami" is in Suitengumae Station, Ningyocho Station, Kodemmacho Station of Tokyo Metro, neighborhood of Hamacho Station of Toei Subway and can circulate through Shichifukujin in one hour if we do our best. There is "company according to Kasama Inari Shrine Tokyo" in that. Sightseeing in Chuo-ku official approval that study was accomplished knows well. As it is a certain long name, ten characters are impressive, too. It was made at current position as branch shrine of Kasama Inari Shrine (Kasama-shi, Ibaraki) in 1859 of last years of Edo era.
As "Kasama Inari Shrine" was displayed by car navigation system when it drives the Ibaraki prefecture by chance on the other day, this is that! We thought of this and dropped in in a hurry. It is Shinto shrine counted by the foundation of 651 years in Japan's three biggest Inari. It was the precincts of solemn atmosphere, big company, very impressive space including Nakamise. We reach New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine, but many worshipers will come soon.



Keiko Matsuda exhibition [Ginza gallery MUSASHI]

[quiet knee ☆ cricket] December 5, 2018 12:00


In 1-9-1, Ginza, "Ginza gallery MUSASHI in the first floor of the KI building," Keiko Matsuda exhibition "dear country side" is held


During period, it is from Monday, December 3 to 8th Saturday.


Time is from 11:00 to 18:00, but, on the last day, it becomes just at 16:00


Matsuda is calligraphy artist


Work that calligraphy that is so-called "Western calligraphy" and beautiful watercolor fused is displayedArt


I do not think that letter of calligraphy is handwritten, and it is minute and there is handwriting kidearukarakosono warmth

As we cannot possibly convey this splendor in technique of my photograph, we recommend that we are confirmed by the naked eye of right or wrong you


We copied created watercolor until a feeling of European refreshing seasonal air by transparent picture in watercolors paint and seemed to be crowded

Upper photograph, created work of lease matched Christmas very much in this near season


In addition, about photography in gallery, we had the consent, and the person gave explanation to about production technique of work

Thank you


Blog article that we introduced exhibition of Matsuda held in gallery Yaesu in Yaesu underground shopping center in last March to is this ⇒




YAMAHA Ginza store Christmas tree 2018

[silver ornament] December 5, 2018 09:00

 Xmas tree of YAMAHA Ginza store of 7, Ginza

We felt like somehow warm warmth came and we approached and saw.

It is Xmas tree using edge materials of wood producing pianos how.

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 We saw manual.

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 It is respect for sustainable approach to use blessings of nature for carefully. Tone of piano will be a certain thing of gentle warmth, too.

We visit shop by all means, and please see the real thing.

HP of YAMAHA Ginza store is this.