Rakuichi Soba, where Chef and master soba maker Tatsuru Rai makes soba by hand in this Niseko chalet. Niseko, Japan, in a small unmarked wooden house set back on the block of land on the corner of the road up to Annupuri. Open for lunch 11am-3pm. Dinner bookings 0136 58 3170.
This beautiful vacation house has been built by Florian Busch Architects in Niseko, Japan. It is perched on a sloping lot overlooking Mount Yotei. Two blocks of the building are shifted in a perfect way to accommodate this challenging landscape. The structure is reinforced by a concrete shear wall and covered with light wood on the outside.