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Shrine Kyoto

Kyoto Food Worth Seeking

Kyoto, Japan’s Imperial (and government) capital until 1868, moves at a far slower pace than Tokyo. The city’s many shrines, a deeper connection to nature, and less overt reliance on technology, allow for more...
Shrine Kyoto

Kyoto Coffee Worth Seeking

Kyoto, Japan’s Imperial (and government) capital until 1868, moves at a far slower pace than Tokyo. The city’s many shrines, a deeper connection to nature, and less overt reliance on technology, allow for more...
Donut Kyoto

Floresta Pig Nature Doughnut (Dose of Vitamin P)

It makes sense that Floresta Nature Doughnuts originated in 2002 in Nara, a city famed for a park with sacred roving deer. Floresta features donuts coated in colorful edible shells that depict animals like...
Japanese Food Kyoto

Tempura Matsu Karasumi (Food of the Week)

Repeated efforts, which ultimately included pleading, resulted in a prized table at Kyoto’s Tempura Matsu, a kaiseki-style restaurant near Arashiyama that came highly recommended from trusted advisors. Chef Toshio Matsuno took over Tempura Matsu...