Ikeda Spa

For those not fond of white space and jarring modern furnishing, Ikeda Spa with its traditionally Japanese air, is a welcome respite. It has its own Japanese rock garden where you’ll kick off your round of treatments with a tea ceremony, a ganbanyoku (bed made of hot volcanic rocks from the Hakone hot springs) and […]

Bar Twentytwo

This low-profile, speakeasy-type drinking spot is the latest in the series of the city’s “secret” bars, taking its name after its address at 22 Mosque Street. It’s got the now-standard Industrial-chic look with dark stone-tiled floors, concrete walls, unfinished brick pillars and exposed ceilings to channel the bare-bones vibe, though the funky designer chairs and […]

Note di Sicilia (Republic Plaza)

At this premium gelato outlet, expect flavors such as marron glace (candied chestnut), dark chocolate (from Milan), and yogurt (from the Alps) available in cones (from $8) and cups (from $10).

Ikoi Japanese Restaurant

It isn’t easy getting a reservation for this a la carte buffet. And for good reason: it’s a great deal. $38 gets you thick slices of sashimi, yakitori, tempura, and noodle dishes.