Okakita Udon

On my second day of walking around Kyoto, I was ready to give up and pass out in my hotel room when my wife suggested we go out and eat udon. UDON!!!  Udon in Kyoto!  Really?   While udon might not be Kyoto’s specialty,?yet my visit to Okakita udon shop was worth crossing half the city.

On my second day of walking around Kyoto, I was ready to give up and pass out in my hotel room when my wife suggested we go out and eat udon. UDON!!!  Udon in Kyoto!  Really?   While udon might not be Kyoto’s specialty,?yet my visit to Okakita udon shop was worth crossing half the city.

Continue reading “Okakita Udon”

Hanbey Fu Restaurant

Hanbey Fu restaurant is without any doubt the biggest gastronomical surprise I had in Kyoto. Fu or wheat gluten has been used in shojin ryori (traditional vegetarian devotional food) for hundred of years, but Hanbey Fu takes fu to another level of sophistication.

Hanbey Fu restaurant is without any doubt the biggest gastronomical surprise I had in Kyoto. Fu or wheat gluten has been used in shojin ryori (traditional vegetarian devotional food) for hundred of years, but Hanbey Fu takes fu to another level of sophistication.

Continue reading “Hanbey Fu Restaurant”