Hashi Choh showcases traditional artisanal Japanese goods. The shop’s dark wood interior and red accents give it a regal ambience, with a central focus on the wall of hashi (chopsticks). The chopsticks range from moderately priced wares perfect for everyday use to exquisite collectibles that can sell for as much as 120,000 yen (about $1200) each. Hashi Choh also carries custom crafts, including lacquerware and stationery, kitchenware, and maneki-neko (ceramic “lucky cats” that bring good luck and wealth to their owners). Don’t miss the shop’s handcrafted colorful cloth mobiles and handmade wooden kokeshi dolls from northern Japan.
This classic Japanese souvenir shop is located on the third floor of one of Tokyo’s newest shopping complexes, Tokyo Midtown. Brimming with shops, restaurants, gardens, and galleries, Tokyo Midtown is a high-end shopping sanctuary in the Roppongi district. The extensive grounds include the modern art space 21_21 Design Sight, The Ritz Carlton, and Tokyo Midtown Design Hub, which aims to build connections throughout the design world with art exhibitions, seminars, and children’s workshops.