Posts Tagged ‘maiko

Wagashi: ‘Kyobeni’ D.I.Y. Azuki and Monaka

Wagashi: ‘Kyobeni’ D.I.Y. Azuki and Monaka
“I want to be crisp.” Very ‘Kyoto’ and ‘un-Kyoto’; it’s ‘do it yourself’ anko paste in monaka cookies! Not only that, the monaka cookie is the shape and design of a maiko’s lipstick compact. This wagashi turned out to be a lot of fun and solves a vexing problem for monaka aficionados. ’Do It Yourself’ Azuki and Monaka 京べに Happy…

Gion Hatanaka Maiko Dinner Show Review

I noticed some search access recently for the fake maiko dinner show (Kyoto Cuisine and Maiko Evening) at Hatanaka Ryokan in Gion. I was invited to review it by Hatanaka and it was horrible. I wrote a detailed critical review but Miwa used to work there so I haven’t posted it yet. Unprofessional Production
The maiko are cute but the…

Negi Udon Shop, Yorozuya in Gion, Kyoto

Negi Udon Shop, Yorozuya in Gion, Kyoto
Negi Udon Shop, Yorozuya in Gion, Kyoto 祇をん 萬屋 九条ネギうどん Negi Udon Shop, Yorozuya in Gion, Kyoto 祇をん 萬屋 九条ネギうどん
For lunch Miwa took me to Yorozuya, a tiny noodle shop in Gion that is known for it’s Kyoto scallion udon. If you come to Yorozuya for lunch, you might find yourself sitting next to a maiko also enjoying a bowl of udon heaped with scallions.…

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