In Manhattan, Japan is everywhere. A stroll through midtown one finds restaurants, the Japan Society, the Japanese flag, building design, and more.
The ubiquitous Japanese restaurant.
East 49th Street
The hinomaru fluttering above the entrance to Bloomingdales.
1000 Third Avenue
Japanese brand "Harajuku."
Urban Outfitters, Third Avenue
The Japan Society on a blustery March day.
333 East 47th Street
MOMA, designed by Yoshio Taniguchi
11 West 53 Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues
A Japanese helmet in the Metropolitan Museum, which houses a vast collection of Japanese art.
1000 Fifth Avenue
Takashimaya Department Store
693 5th Ave # 8
Cherry Blossom Body Cream
90 miles south:
Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto's Philadelphia eatery "Morimoto"
723 Chestnut St, Phila., Pa.
Thursday, March 30, 2006
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