Blue Bottle Coffee

We splurge at the new Blue Bottle Coffee vending machines in Tokyo

Mr Sato tells us what he thinks of US$6 canned coffee.

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New vending machines in Shibuya set to dispense Blue Bottle Coffee blends, beans, and more

Bougie bougie down, fast artisanal coffee coming to town.   

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Blue Bottle Coffee now offering traditional sweet bean gelatin cake at stores across Japan

Want something sweet to go with your coffee? Blue Bottle Coffee Japan now has a uniquely Japanese option!

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Blue Bottle Coffee opening [Round 2]: We wait an hour and a half, but this time we get in!!

Last month, we brought to you the story of how our very own Mr. Sato went to the opening of the very first Blue Bottle Coffee shop in Japan … only to give up on the idea of having coffee there as the huge crowd turnout meant a two-hour wait, which was just too long for our busy reporter. Well, we weren’t about to give up on trying the coffee from the popular American coffee roaster and cafe chain that easily! As it happens, Blue Bottle Coffee opened their second shop in Aoyama this past Saturday, and this time, we were determined to get a taste of their famous coffee, even if it meant waiting outside for an hour and a half in freezing weather!

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