Now on my "to do" list when I go to Tokyo is to find some "Kissatens" -- old-style coffee stalls. So Seattle is not the first coffee obsessed city. I love that the writer comments that sometimes it is not the perfect coffee that appeals, rather the perfect experience and atmosphere...and relaxed attitude.
The Outsider's Guide to Tokyo: 10 Cutting-Edge Cafes, Shops, and Restaurants
Bombay Bazaar in Daikanyama: Jay Carroll's Outsider's Guide to Tokyo
Number A - Café Omotesando (Tokyo)
My Tokyo trip
The Shozo Coffee Store, found by chance while strolling around the Shibuya neighborhood