Archive for July, 2012

Kyoto Izakaya: Eikun Sake Brewery’s Moromine Restaurant

Kyoto Izakaya: Eikun Sake Brewery’s Moromine Restaurant

Kyoto’s Eikun sake brewery makes perhaps my favorite Kyoto sake. (Generally, I am not a fan of Kyoto sake.) I was given a tour of the Eikun brewery by the brew master a few years ago and after that always kept my eye out for Eikun sake at restaurants and sake bars. I know several …

Japanese Beef in Kyoto: Tongue Burger at Hachibei

Japanese Beef in Kyoto: Tongue Burger at Hachibei

Hachibei is a Japanese wagyu beef restaurant in Kyoto that I introduced in a Travel and Leisure article in 2010. Last year it received its first Michelin star! Habichei serves Japanese beef with an emphasis on organ meat. Organ meat, or horumon, is not Kyoto cuisine. It is low-end Osaka grub. The interesting thing about …

iPhone UI Stencil and Sticky Pad Arrived

iPhone UI Stencil and Sticky Pad Arrived

I have been a fan of this brand since I first encountered their iPhone stencil, which was maybe their first product. Now that I am developing not one, but two iPhone apps, I decided to order the UI stencil and sticky pad template — which was in my mailbox when I got home from the …

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