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A not-so-secret Secret Garden: Daikanyama’s Ivy Place

Iadore Tokyo’s Daikanyama area. From its many outdoor cafes to weekend markets, Daikanyama has everything I want on a lazy Sunday. In particular, I find myself spending most hours after my internship at Daikanyama’s T-Site Garden and the connected Tsutaya Bookstore. Since its opening, Daikanayama’s Tsutaya has been applauded by many critics as one of the must-go-to bookstores in the world. So whether you prefer old bookstores or sleek modern ones, Tsutaya is definitely a gorgeous bookstore in Tokyo book lovers should not miss. Given Daikanyama’s many embassies and large expatriate population, this Tsutaya branch also holds a large collection of books and audio in multiple languages–vintage magazines, travel guides, jazz collections, etc. Just to quote disney, ‘You want thingamabobs? They’ve got plenty!’ So this past weekend, Sam and I decided to meet up for another brunch session–at this point, it certainly has become a weekly tradition for us! Ivy Place is a gorgeous restaurant located in the Daikanyama T-Site Garden with a large terrace and many surrounding greens. As with all lovely restaurants in Tokyo, there’s always a wait on weekends. However, Ivy Place allows you to leave your phone number so that you …