Until she gets the pet dog she presumably so desperately wants, this little girl will continue to very endearingly make do.
Built back in 1962, the Hotel Okura Tokyo is perfectly at home in both the past and the present; its modernist design giving it a genuinely timeless feel and beauty. Any kind of future, however, doesn’t come into the equation, as today, the Okura’s iconic main building will close to make way for a generic, high-rise glass tower. Meaning its history, charm and stunning aesthetics will very soon be gone. All of it set to be destroyed in the rather dubious guise of progress.
Old people. An old bar. And quite possibly an age-old argument.
It’s generally tough to go wrong with ramen; a comforting dish even in a run-of-the-mill chain restaurant. But when it’s made by a couple of fellas who have presumably been producing it for decades, it’s even better.