Category Archives: Japanese

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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Tousuiro 豆水楼, Kyoto

Kyoto is famous for its tofu, it is a local specialty due to the pure water source from the surrounding mountains. Once we decided to visit Kyoto, we set our minds to have a Tofu Feast. Managed to secure a late dinner … Continue reading

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★ Unagiya Hirokawa うなぎ屋 廣川, Kyoto

As we made quite a late decision to go ahead with our Kyoto trip (cos we wanted to be sure that we could see the Sakura blossoms), we were not able to plan our food itinerary in advanced. Many of … 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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Saikatei 菜花亭, Kyoto

After a long day’s journey we finally arrived in Kyoto and check into our hotel around 8pm. For our first night in the city, we did not make any prior dinner booking as we knew there were risks of not … Continue reading

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Tsuta Ramen, Singapore

Maximising my time in Orchard road area to visit an eatery that caused quite a stir when it was unveiled that they would be setting up an outpost in Singapore. On the first few weeks of their opening, reports of … Continue reading

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Salmon Samurai

Salmon Samurai took over the premise of Shinkansen but I later found out that they belonged to the same group. The group changed their Shinkansen outlets to the new concept which focuses on customizable salmon donburi, noodle, and salad bowls. … Continue reading

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