Culinary Trip to Japan (Wrap Up)

I keep postponing these blog posts about my trip to Japan almost a full year ago (!!). Memories start to fade, but I still have plenty of pictures of some of the restaurants we visited back then. I decided to not dedicate a full blog post to each restaurant, but instead do a smaller review for each of them in this post. Tapas Molecular Bar … Continue reading Culinary Trip to Japan (Wrap Up)

Yasaka Endo (Kyoto)

About half a year ago, you could read the first part of my series about my trip to Japan in April earlier this year. A very short lived series you might think thanks to the lack of updates on this blog. I have plenty of pictures, but just didn’t really feel like writing… And since I’m doing this purely as a hobby, I wasn’t going to force myself to do so.

But no worries, (at least for now) I’m back!

So without further ado:

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Gen Yamamoto (Tokyo)

In the first two weeks of April, I visited Japan with some friends. A couple of days in Kyoto mostly covered the culture part of the trip, which means we had plenty of time for the culinary part in Tokyo … and that ‘s what this blog is about anyways!

We kicked things of with a degustation menu of cocktails.

That’s right. First time I encountered one of those, but hopefully not the last.

Gen Yamamoto runs an eight-seat bar (adequately named “Gen Yamamoto”) with unique cocktails using seasonal, local, fresh ingredients.

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