Archive for September, 2009

Bon Appetit Magazine Photoshoot at Kichisen

Bon Appetit Magazine Photoshoot at Kichisen

Iron Chef defeater Chef Yoshimi Tanigawa, said to carry the future of Kyoto cuisine on his shoulders, is a one of a kind. His cuisine is authentically Kyoto, but he isn’t, and that is a good thing because unlike a lot of Kyoto, he is open to the world and people like me, open to …

Kyoto Best Cheap Eats: Ootoya Teishoku Restaurant (800 yen)

Kyoto Best Cheap Eats: Ootoya Teishoku Restaurant (800 yen)

Ootoya Gohan-dokoro is conveniently located in the bustling Sanjo-Kawaramachi neighborhood and offers mainly set meals, called teishoku in Japanese, with very good cost performance for tasty and healthy meals. Ootoya’s teishoku meals are mainly rice based and are accompanied by fish, chicken or pork. Fish seems to be the most common. Ootoya Gohan-dokoro (大戸屋 ごはん処) …

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