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The Outsider's Guide to Tokyo: 10 Cutting-Edge Cafes, Shops, and Restaurants
Sometimes the best insights into a city can come from an outsider, so when we heard that our SF-based friend Jay Carroll of One Trip Pass was headed to Tokyo, we asked him to take his camera and report back on his finds. Carroll has one of the plummiest jobs around as concept designer for Levi's, which means he travels the globe in search of inspiration. Here's what he discovered for us: