Posts Tagged ‘sushi

Kyoto Kitayama Lumberjack Sushi

Kyoto Kitayama Lumberjack Sushi

To make this sushi, in addition to a kitchen, a woodshop is required! Masakazu Hatadan runs a bento and catering shop in the rural mountain village of Keihoku an hour drive up from the ancient capital. This is Kitayama Sugi (cedar) country and a station town on the old Saba-kaido (Mackerel Highway). Several years ago …

Izuju: The Best Kyoto Style Sushi in Kyoto

Izuju: The Best Kyoto Style Sushi in Kyoto

Izuju is located just across the street from the gate of Yasaka Shrine. Izuju is tiny, historic and very, very quaint. The third generation owner, Kitamura-san is very open and friendly and knows a great deal about the history of sushi in Kyoto. While the staff at Izuju don’t speak English, they have a pretty …

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