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Squab @ Bistro Ryomon, Only in Summer

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Bistro Ryomon stands inconspicuously on a narrow street in the Higashiyama Chaya district. I had heard that the Bistro was serving squab this summer, so I went over to see. Squab are difficult to breed and are considered a specialty dish even in their native France. Chef Ryomon slowly grills the meat, drawing out the・・・

A Highly Satisfying Soba Lunch @ Oyabu

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A few neighborhood friends and I decided to go out for lunch. We didn’t even have to say the name of the restaurant. We just gravitated toward Oyabu. The others were older than me, but they ordered pork or tenpura “donburi” (rice bowl), and I was the only one asking for a traditional bowl of・・・

Thoughts on Gourmet Websites After a Trip to Kyoto

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Gourmet websites are indispensable when going out for dinner these days. They provide a valuable source of information, especially when traveling. Last week I went to an alumni get-together in Kyoto. Of course, the choice of a restaurant is always an important part of such meetings because it helps create a memorable atmosphere. Somehow, I・・・

Limited Offer — “Sardine Tartar” @ Iwashigumi

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Up from my sick bed and finishing my rehabilitation regimen, I took a bus downtown. Iwashigumi is always packed on weekends, but I waited and got in when another party left. Sardine tartar is still on the menu, but it won’t be for long. Crispy fried sardines and sardine sushi are my favorites. I order・・・

One-of-a-Kind Chef @ Ishiguro

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A Bulgarian friend just sent pictures of the lunch scene at Ishiguro. In the evening, regular customers dig in to the regular menu while chatting quietly and downing a few drinks. But at lunch, the chef offers up a variety of whimsical and unpredictable menu items that make Ishiguro hard to categorize. Maybe that’s why・・・

Effect of New Law Governing Private Lodging

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The Nikkei Shimbun reported on May 31, under the headline, “Private Rentals to Encourage Hotel Price Competition,” that nationwide the number of “minpaku” (private lodging rentals) had reached about 62,000. A few days later, on June 4, another article announced, “Airbnb Loses 80% of Posted Listings Due to New Law.” Private rental owners seem to・・・

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