Due to ongoing concerns about the spread of Coronavirus, in the interest of health and safety we will be closed until after the Golden Week.
[PHOTOS] Thanksgiving 2019
https://videopress.com/v/J3Ecu3li?preloadContent=metadata 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
October 2019 Calendar
Fall/Winter Hours 11am - 4pm Thursday through Monday Closed Tuesday and Wednesday, except holidays
Summer Schedule and New Hours
The nice weather is here, the days are longer, and our new hours are posted! We're open until 5:00, and the new closing days are Tuesday and Wednesdays, we're open Mondays now. Stay tuned for more!
Has it Been a Year Already?
We're back from Winter Break! We have hot cocoa! We have hot ginger tea! Delicious coffee and espresso drinks! We have cookies, brownies, sandwiches, soups, we have pancakes, French toast, and more! Come by and warm up!
UPDATE: We're back! We reopened February 1st. Our winter hours are posted. Our First Anniversary is coming March 3rd!. (We were closed for Winter Break through January, to return February 1st.)
[PHOTOS +VIDEO] カちゃん Exhibition at Tono Station
Licca-chan (リカちゃん, Rika-chan) display at Tono Station! The first model was released in July 1967 by toy manufacturer Takara Co. (now Tomy Co., better known as Takara Tomy). According to her character profile, she was born on May 3 to a French father and Japanese mother. Her full name is Licca Kayama. She is … Continue reading [PHOTOS +VIDEO] カちゃん Exhibition at Tono Station
[VIDEO] Sea Cloud: The Movie
In honor of this summer's most popular iced coffee beverage, Michael's Cafe American proudly presents Sea Cloud, the movie! (okay it's not really a movie, it's only 42 seconds long, but if you drink as much coffee as I do, 42 seconds is a long time) Our Sea Cloud Iced Latte is made with fresh whole milk from local … Continue reading [VIDEO] Sea Cloud: The Movie
[VIDEO] Fire in the Sky
This week has brought lots of guests, visitors, and distant family members to Tono, to celebrate Obon. Last night a fireworks show was held at the shores of the Hayase river. We live only two blocks from the river, so just walking down the street from our home, we were able to see it, and … Continue reading [VIDEO] Fire in the Sky
Now Available: Tono Coffee Roasters’ Sampler Package
Just in time for the August travel season, when lots of people from all over Japan come to visit, 遠野市観光協会/Tono Tourist debuts this special sampler package featuring 3 local handcraft coffee roasters, Mamehiko, Tono General Store, and our own Black Ship Coffee. Stop by the Tourist Information Center to find out more. https://www.facebook.com/tonojikan.jp/posts/1570535016426001
Grilled Chicken & Burgers at Michael’s Cafe
ITALIAN BAR ITTEMICCA and Michael's Cafe American teaming up again to offer indoor and outdoor dining, for folks arriving in Tono this week for Obon (お盆). Featuring grilled hamburgers, made with the finest Tono beef, and chicken skewers on the grill, with hot sauce. Have you tried Tomo's custom-made hot sauce? You might need a … Continue reading Grilled Chicken & Burgers at Michael’s Cafe
Summer Break for Conversational English
August is party time in Tono, lots of festivals, travel, and family visits. So we're taking a few weeks off our regularly scheduled conversational english classes. We'll be back September 4th, the usual time!
‘American Day’ in Tono
It's American Day in Tono today, July 21st. Statue of Ichiro! Thanks to Chiemi for taking and sharing snapshots from the event! We didn't get to attend, because we're at the Cafe! But we enjoyed seeing some of the attendees, like this mom and daughter.