Closure of Cafe, upcoming launch of Cafe Kitchen

We began construction on Michael’s Cafe Kitchen in December, 2021, with the goal of bringing all our creative work in-house. With the advent of a custom-designed certified commercial kitchen, we’ll have the capacity to develop and promote American-themed food products. Many of them based on our popular menu items ... [read more]

[PHOTOS] Thanksgiving 2019 Fresh wood-smoked turkey + two more oven-baked turkeys! Dinner plate: Roast turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green salad with balsamic vinegar-marinated red onions, sweet potato casserole with brown sugar and walnuts, bread stuffing with home-made pork sausage, celery, dried cranberries, walnuts, thyme and sage, and green bean casserole with home-made mushroom sauce, topped with … Continue reading [PHOTOS] Thanksgiving 2019

Special Event: A Night in Sicily! Saturday Night, March 2, 7-10 pm at Michael’s Cafe

シチリア出身のレナータと一緒に、シチリアン映画を観ながら、シチリア料理やワインでシチリアナイトを楽しみましょう。 Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 7 PM – 10 PM Seats limited! Reserve soon! ¥2000 per person. SOLD OUT! 新穀町5-8, Tono, Iwate 028-0522 The Sicilian Night Event is sold out, but you can still come the following day to the Michael's Cafe Anniversary Celebration. No ticket needed! Each customer is eligible to receive one free … Continue reading Special Event: A Night in Sicily! Saturday Night, March 2, 7-10 pm at Michael’s Cafe

[VIDEO] TV Asahi’s ‘Life of Paradise’ Features Tono’s Legendary Agriturismo Omori House

Tono Japan’s own Agriturismo Omori houseAgriturismo 大森家 (アグリツーリズモ オオモリケ)was featured this week in TV Asahi‘s documentary series Life of paradise.


Below is a sample of the story (imperfect machine translation from Japanese to English) for the full story in Japanese visit TV Asahi‘s website, or watch the complete video, and more TV Asahi videos here.

TV Asahi: In Iwate Prefecture Tono, which is known as the village of idyllic rural scenery and folklore, Ms. Tomoko Omori began Farm (56 years old) and Shunichi’s (55 years old) husband and wife.

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Tomoko, born in Tono City, after graduating from college, was a primary school school nurse. Two children married Shunichi was working in Kamaishi City Hall at the time of the 28-year-old was born. Built home near the home of Yuko, had been working hard to raising children to work.


In her 48th year, a turning…

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