Posts tagged "Kyoto"
48 Hours in Kyoto – A Guide of the Sights, Shopping and Dining

48 Hours in Kyoto – A Guide of the Sights, Shopping and Dining

Highlights of what to see and do in the wonderfully traditional city of Kyoto Many folks love Kyoto and consider it the highlight of any trip to Japan. With 17 Unesco World Heritage sites, 1600 Buddhist temples and over 400 Shinto shrines, Kyoto is rife with ancient culture...
9 Course Japanese Food Tasting Menu in Kyoto – Grotto Restaurant, Kyoto, Japan

9 Course Japanese Food Tasting Menu in Kyoto – Grotto Restaurant, Kyoto, Japan

A culinary tour of Japan in 9-courses While in Japan, we tried to cover as many foods as possible. My favourite meal may have been Katsudon but in our effort to experience as many food types as possible during our trip, I stretched myself beyond pork perfection 😉...
Udon Noodles in Kyoto, Hinode Udon Noodle Restaurant

Udon Noodles in Kyoto, Hinode Udon Noodle Restaurant

My favorite Japanese noodle After a thorough survey of noodles in Japan, I am ready to pronounce udon as my personal favorite. Some people favor buckwheat soba noodles – it is said that to make a soba noodle takes a lifetime to learn and thus it is considered...