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KYOTO RESTAURANTS

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Feb 22, 2020
Kyoto Beer Lab: Creative beers with local charm
Part beer, part music and full of local charm: Kyoto Beer Lab has perfected the formula for what makes a successful neighborhood bar.
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Jan 25, 2020
Akihiro Kakimoto: The man behind Japan's most elaborate chocolate desserts
Patissier Akihito Kakimoto has competed in the world's most prestigious chocolate competitions. But his path to the world of chocolate sculpture-making was anything but straightforward.
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Dec 21, 2019
Il Garage: Japanese ingredients get an Italian twist in Kyoto
Masato and Midori Shirakawa honed their culinary skills in Italy. Now they're back in Kyoto running the cozy, innovative Il Garage.
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Nov 30, 2019
Isoism: Making Japanese tsukemono sexy again
With innovative presentation and casual-chic flair, Kyoto's Isoism is bringing tsukemono (Japanese pickle) techniques into the 21st century.
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Oct 26, 2019
Hiroyuki Inoue: Punk bass guitarist is now a culinary artist
Eramasa's menu may be broad, but it's bolstered by some excellent sashimi and unusual varieties of fish courtesy of owner-chef and former punk rocker Hiroyuki Inoue.
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Sep 21, 2019
Yanagi Koji Taka: An intimate, unfussy standing bar with a tapas vibe
After cooking in Italy, Australia and Denmark for over a decade, kaiseki chef Taka Nishimura returned to Kyoto to open Yanagi Koji Taka, a small, local joint with a menu of perfectly executed bar food.
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Aug 24, 2019
Beer Pub Takumiya: A place to talk, a place to drink
Takumi Shiraishi owns three lively craft beer pubs across Kyoto where he encourages customers to commune over a good pint and plates of locally grown food.
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Jul 27, 2019
Taiyo: Curry excellence built atop 'waves' of flavor
The first time I went looking for Taiyo, I couldn't find it. But I could smell it. Quite a few people had recommended that I check it out, especially as I have a crater-sized soft spot for curry. And so there I was in Saiin, an unpretentious neighborhood in the west of Kyoto, with the distinct aroma of curry in the air leading me astray.
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Jun 22, 2019
Shokudo Marushin: Light, flavorful teishoku meals
At Shokudo Marushin, chef Shintaro Nakamura serves up simple fare in a laid-back setting.
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May 25, 2019
Lorimer: Japanese breakfast, New York inflections
Lorimer has gained a following with foreign visitors to Kyoto. But Japanese customers come in droves too. And why wouldn't they? This is an authentic and innovative Japanese breakfast you'll certainly remember.
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Feb 23, 2019
Sho: Oden, but not as you'd ever imagine it
At Nami Kawahara's oden restaurant, Sho, she hasn't been afraid to depart from tradition in both decor and dishes, opting for simplicity and elegance over a rough-and-tumble vibe.
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Jan 26, 2019
Que Pasa: The burritos you've always dreamed of
A love of Tex-Mex cuisine and a desire to find quality burritos in Japan inspired Ryota Kurokawa to set off on a burrito-making journey, culminating in Que Pasa, his Kyoto-based Mexican restaurant.
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Nov 24, 2018
Mizuho Takemura: Whimsical, easygoing charm
A Peu Pres in Kyoto is decidedly not the kind of French restaurant with starched white linens: Instead, it has a whimsical easygoing charm. And chef Mizuho Takemura's take on French food is wholesome, without fanfare or drama.
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Oct 27, 2018
Kei Yoshioka: More than a dash of personality
Kei Yoshioka spent three years transforming a former pawn shop into a restaurant. The result is Maker u2014 a fitting name given how much of his time and personality have gone into metamorphosing a simple one-room operation into one of Kyoto's most distinctive restaurants.u3000
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Sep 22, 2018
Kouki Watanabe: Sparks fly between son and father
Run by father-and-son duo Toshihiro and Kouki Watanabe, Taihou remains a cozy, unfussy, family-run restaurant rooted in Kyoto's Nijo district. But that modesty can't hide what is some of the best Sichuan food you'll find in the city.
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Aug 25, 2018
Masato Miyazawa: Calm, collected, almost transcendent
When Masato Miyazawa opened his first restaurant here in Kyoto, he was 32.
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Jul 7, 2018
Karatsu: Bold kaiseki cooking from a devotee to the art
At Ayanokoji Karatsu, chef Shosaku Karatsu is bringing bold dishes and flavors to Kyoto's classic kaiseki scene.
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Jul 7, 2018
Dai's Deli: A long wait justified by classic sandwiches
Dai's sandwich deli and cafe has gourmet sandwiches, designed to please both eye and stomach.
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Jun 9, 2018
Temarizushi to Nihoncha Souden: Elegantly crafted sushi bites
The sushi might be the start at Temarizushi to Nihoncha Souden, but the tea is no slouch, either.
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Jun 9, 2018
Assemblages Kakimoto: An award-winning chocolatier
Expect innovation, talent and, yes, chocolate at Assemblages Kakimoto.

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