Area:Kansai

Information about things to do in Japan, restaurants, films, destinations and more.

Review excerpt: When Isoism, which focuses firmly on tsukemono (pickled vegetables), first opened in 2016 near Kyoto Tower, the long lines of people were impossible to miss.

Review excerpt: Morimoto will offer diners the “Morimoto experience”: staff that are at ease when dealing with an international clientele and can speak Japanese and English — as well as other languages — and a menu that’s flexible and modern.

Review excerpt: Chef Taka Nishimura’s lively, homey and cozy tachinomiya (standing bar), Yanagi Koji Taka, in central Kyoto is crowded into an alleyway that’s only as wide as a vending machine.

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