Review excerpt: Kyoto's sandwich chain Dai's Deli sells gourmet sandwiches that are designed to please both eye and stomach.

Review excerpt: The titular chef and owner of Karatsu in Kyoto has devoted his life to preparing and serving kaiseki.

Review excerpt: At Ebiu's Sel Sal Sale, chef Masahiro Hamaguchi prepares a one-size-fits-all omakase dinner with Italian-inspired cuisine.

Review excerpt: Ayu Ramen stands out in one crucial respect. Every bowl here comes topped with a portion of its namesake fish, ayu.

Review excerpt: Kushiage, udon, kinmedai — Whatever is served at Beignet, you’re in for a treat.

Review excerpt: Kyoto's Assemblages Kakimoto is a small alcove with pastries and an extensive selection of handmade chocolates with flavors such as vanilla, myōga ginger and rosemary.

Review excerpt: For ¥3,000 an hour, you get your own place at BBQPit, the use of a Weber grill and a sturdy awning to keep off the sun.

Review excerpt: Sashimi, tempura, seafood and wagyu beef: Juban Ukyo's menu covers most of the upmarket favorites.

Review excerpt: For a savory dish at Hood by Vargas, try its New York beef sandwich — it’s small, but packs a lot between the toasted slices of bread.

Review excerpt: As Bistro de Yoshimoto's name suggests, and as the nonstop soundtrack of accordion music makes abundantly clear, the setting and the fare is undeniably French.

Review excerpt: All the kushiage sticks at La Maison du Isshovin are good, whether meat, mushroom or vegetable. But do not miss the kunsei-tamago, a smoked egg.

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