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The Longest-established Japanese Restaurant in Kyoto

Hyo-Tei is said the longest-established restaurant in Kyoto. Eiichi Takahashi, the 14th master of Hyo-tei, has devoted his life to Kyoto dish, carrying on the tradition of the 400 year history. All the select ingredients are the best in the season, and he and his staff enhance them to a fine art. Almost all the …

Wa-gyu, tasty Japanese beef

Today, we’d like to introduce “Wa-gyu” or Japanese beef because it is the very important in Japanese modern cuisine. It is now considered one of the highest quality brands in the world and there are different variety of cow… Kobe, Mishima, Matsuzaka, Ohmi and so on. Do you know how to select the best Japanese …


We’re sure that you know the parts of a Japanese knife, don’t you? But in this article, we show you the whole picture of the Japanese knife to prevent the confusion. Because the name of the parts is sometimes called in Japanese words when you talk about the Wa-bocho (Japanese traditional kitchen knives) We hope that you’ll check …

Sushi — tradition and taste in bite-sized portions

Now is the worldwide sushi boom as you know, because it is considered one of the representative for tasty and healthy food. Sushi is a Japanese tradition and taste in bite-sized portions, consisting of cooked vinegared rice (sumeshi) combined with other ingredients (or neta). The neta is some kind of seafood, vegetables and sometimes tropical …

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