Category Archives: Desserts

Snacks & Food from Kyoto

Wrapping up my Kyoto posts with snacks and food that we bought from the home ground of wagashi. Bought the first confectionery – Nama Yatsuhashi 生八橋 from one of the convenience store near the Kyoto train station building. This brand Izutsu Yatsuhashi Honpo is … Continue reading

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Kyou Sagano Chikujian (京 嵯峨野 竹路庵 本店), Kyoto

After a night’s rest we were fully recharged and ready to spend a long day exploring Kyoto starting with Arashiyama area. In order to beat the crowd, we arrived at the area before 9am. We also had another agenda up … Continue reading

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Suzette

Trapped at home with limited mobility, I needed some happy food to lift my mood…So I decided to order some cakes from Suzette and have them delivered to me. Suzette located at Esplanade is a sister restaurant of Lola’s Cafe (in … Continue reading

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Snacks & Food from Tokyo

After 2-weeks in Hokkaido, I’ve accumulated quite a haul of snacks from the Northernmost Island of Japan. As Tokyo was my last stop of the trip, there was limited luggage space left to carry back the bulky snacks. Nonetheless nobody … Continue reading

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Hidemi Sugino, Tokyo

We starting working on our itinerary in Tokyo a few months before our trip and were kept in suspense on whether Hidemi Sugino would open during the short weekend we have in Tokyo. The cafe’s usual rest days are on … Continue reading

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Kakigori Cafe & Bar Yelo, Tokyo

During our previous visit to Tokyo we did not visit Roppongi area. I still remember that during our dinner at Bird Land a couple of years ago, we shared with the local Japanese that we may be stopping by Roppongi area to … Continue reading

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Snacks & Food from Hokkaido (Otaru)

Other than the widely-known landmark of Otaru canal, the other key attraction of this small harbour town is the high concentration of popular confectioneries along the shopping street (known as Sakaimachi Street). As expected, the small town is packed with … Continue reading

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