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Preliminary Kyoto List

The Cookbook Addict | Jun 7, 2012 06:50 PM

Thanks again to all who commented on my Tokyo list and questions - everyone's input was so helpful! I think we're staying in Hotel Mume in Kyoto. Here's a very rough preliminary list for Kyoto; please let me know if you have any input. Thanks so much!

Gion Karyo
Giro Giro (modern kaiseki)
Yoshiya (upscale kappo-ryori)

traditional kaiseki - very unsure; seems like every place has gotten mixed reviews!
vegetable - Isoya, Heikichi Negiya, Tenryo-ji Shigetsu
obanzai - Masuda, Waraji-Tei, Usui

tempura - Yoshikawa, Tenyou
kushiage - Wabiya Rakucyu Tei
yakitori - Wabiya Korekido

We probably would like to do traditional kaiseki for at least one meal, maybe a lunch...seems like all of the big names have gotten mixed reviews online so would be grateful to hear any recent experiences or thoughts...we're already working on booking a lot of expensive meals in Tokyo!

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