Enjoy traveling to local cafes! Allow us to introduce Atelier Morihiko, one of Sapporo's cafes that is very popular in the area.
In addition, right beside you can find an original soap store "Siesta Labo" that uses natural Hokkaido materials in their products. This location offers two unique experiences in a single visit – right after enjoying your latte!

The calm atmosphere of Atelier Morihiko

Atelier Morihiko is a cafe on the first floor of a building facing Taden Street. Access is about 3 minutes on foot from the Sapporo Municipal Subway Tozai Line / West 11th Sta. Access is also an option from Sapporo TV Tower. Head west toward Odori Park for approximately 15-20 minutes. This route will allow you to enjoy both the park and the cafe, and this path is recommended on a fine weather day.

▲The Atelier Morihiko building

The interior is a decorative white wood design creating a calm atmosphere that flows. Tables, chairs, and other items on display are collected by the owner, Mr. Kusuke Ichikawa, from schools in Sapporo. This spot has good taste and you may find yourself here for some time.

▲ View the streetcar from the window side seating.

▲ Seasonal flowers are decorated as the centerpiece.

▲Many fun and interesting items are placed all around the store for atmosphere

The main item on the menu is their roasted coffee prepared with direct heat. Flavors including sour to bitter are available.

▲ This is their Deep Mocha (680 yen, provided on weekdays only). It is a deep-roast mocha drink that goes down like hot chocolate

They always wait for the order before grinding the coffee beans and use an extraction method called Nell drip and cloth coffee filters.

They also use a drip method when pouring hot water.

▲ Here we see Mr. Takefumi, the manager, adjusting the temperature of the hot water to change the bitterness, acidity, and scent of coffee. He appears to alter the hot water temperature depending on the roast

"The dripping method is achieved by pouring hot and cold water to get the flavor and aroma of the coffee as you want it," says Mr. Takefumi.

▲Here he is using the drip infusion method

It takes time and effort, but for excellent coffee, it is necessary. Mr. Tamkefumi stated, "from the grinding of the beans the entire process does take time, so I will keep you waiting a while…," but you cannot argue with the result and will be glad you waited. The time to wait and relax is also good! Sitting at the counter, watching the coffee being brewed, reading books, or simply spacing out. Allowing the mind to relax takes the pressures out of daily life while you wait for your coffee.

▲ "Grilled Latte" 750 yen. The crisped caramelized topping has a wonderful smell!

There is an arrangement of coffee on the menu, and a unique "Yaki Latte" which appeared in November 2017. A nut-flavored café latte sprinkled with sugar topped on with steamed milk and then caramelized.

Purchasing a cake set will give you a 50-yen discount. The cakes are made in their own studio, and use Hokkaido ingredients such as wheat flour and sugar. He says that he aims for a taste that pairs well with coffee.

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