So here I am:
The view from my room is spectacular, for I tower over the New Otani Hotel:
A close-up of the Shinjuku Skyline shows the Park Hyatt, which looks like the building with wings on top. I noticed a Bluetooth Bose Soundlink Mini in the room:
I took a bath, with music played from my iPod through this Bose system (small black box to the left):
The sound was overwhelming. Got to get one of these.
My evening started with cocktails and appetizers in the Club Lounge with Mayumi and Tadashi. We then went on to the Italian restaurant in the hotel. We had a bottle of Chianti Classico:
The amusement was a sea urchin egg on custard. Outstanding. Note the gorgeous green dish.
The salad was okay, but the foie gras and truffles risotto was almost outstanding. Almost, because the pungent essence was missing from the truffles. Mayumi contemplating her dessert:
Took a photo of the kitchen on the way out:
Overall, okay, but not really Italian.
I should mention that the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke another all-time high, up 60 points to 18,636.