Kando Matsuri is one of the great three shrine festivals in Japan dating back to the samurai era. If you are in Japan in May, this is a must-go event!
Only from May 16th to June 30th at Menya Musashi Iwatora in Ginza, you can try the limited time menu "tsukebab 2018" (Kebab x Tsukemen x cheese)!
Kamogawa Odori is a sure sign that spring has arrived in Kyoto. It is one of the major Geisha Odori (traditional dance) event of the old capital. If you are in Kyoto in May, consider attending the Kamogawa Odori to get a rare glimpse of true geisha dance performances.
One of Tokyo's most interesting traditional festival has to be the Sanja Matsuri. It is held annually in May on the grounds of the Sensoji Temple. You'll see beautiful ornated floats, geishas, and even shirtless yakuzas!
If you love the traditional, ancient side of Japan, you will love this festival of the former capital Kyoto!
New at Xross Casa, during the all-you-can-eat roast beef festival, is the beef mountain nacho. Also, during the meat festival with a set reservation, you get half off!
Japanese melons are a luxury in itself in Japan, some being sold for over ¥10,000. Shizuoka melons are juicy and sweet and have the perfect texture. It is perfect for scorching Japanese summers. Why not take it up a notch, and have a seasonal melon parfait? You can until the end of the month of June! Hurry up :)