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Kyoto Ice Cream: Gion Kinana – Kinako Ice Cream

Kyoto Ice Cream: Gion Kinana – Kinako Ice Cream
This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Do Not Miss
Gion Kinana’s fresh-made kinako ice cream, more cream than ice, is the best Japanese ice cream that I have had. Their parfaits are completely amazing too. Kinana is located in Gion, just off of Hanamikoji Street, one of Kyoto’s most scenic and historic neighborhoods. I liked Kinana…

Wagashi: Kuromame Daifuku Mochi

Wagashi: Kuromame Daifuku Mochi
Kuromame (Black Bean) Daifuku Mochi from Demachi Futaba 京都ふたば 丹波黒豆大福 Kuromame (Black Bean) Daifuku Mochi from Demachi Futaba 京都ふたば 丹波黒豆大福
Today, while passing through Demachiyanagi, there wasn’t usual huge line at Demachi Futaba Mochi Store, so I peeked in and noticed that in addition to the usual line-up of mame-mochi (mochi with whole beans) they had kuromame daifuku, mochi made with black beans from Tamba, in rural Kyoto…

Uichiro: Kamo Nanban, Soba Kanten Jelly

Uichiro: Kamo Nanban, Soba Kanten Jelly
Uichiro: Kamo Nanban, Kisetsu-no-gozen, Soba Kanten Jelly (宇一朗 へぎそば・越前そば) Uichiro - Hegi-soba Echizen-soba teaser Paku and I were invited to Uichiro, an elegant handmade soba and udon restaurant yesterday by one of Paku’s foodie friends. Uichiro is in a beautiful old machiya (traditional Kyoto house), has excellent food, great atmosphere and very friendly service. I had kamo nanban (鴨南蛮そば), which is a popular Kyoto dish…

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