A quick hot chocolate at Coco, Kyoto, Japan

I like my beans roasted. That’s my preference. The roasting process just brings out a depth of flavour that I crave and have never found in raw chocolate. The texture, the mouth feel, nothing is quite the same with raw chocolate. But raw chocolate has a serious fan base and [...]

March 6th, 2019|


Hot Chocolate at Jean Paul Hevin, Tokyo, Japan

If you are a chocolate lover, Tokyo might not seem like the most obvious place to visit. But it absolutely should be. Not only is Tokyo home to its own amazing home grown chocolatiers and chocolate makers, Tokyo is also where many of the French and Belgian chocolatiers are setting [...]

October 22nd, 2018|

Hot Chocolate at Minimal, Tokyo, Japan

When you travel to a new city as a tourist it is easy to fill your trip with destinations that are the most popular with other tourists, the temples, the flashy lights. Sometimes these areas get so popular with the tourists that the locals themselves stop visiting, or visit less. [...]

October 15th, 2018|