Kinnotorikara, Shinkyogoku, Kyoto

The smell of this place is what made me stop by. That, and their line. Two good signs.   At first, we tried the smaller versions. It may not look particularly special, but it was tasty.   Then we realized that there are a bunch of self-serve powder / spice mixes that you can pour over the … Continue reading Kinnotorikara, Shinkyogoku, Kyoto


First Kitchen, Shinjuku Minamiguchi

Stopped by this fast food place just to check it out.   They have a varied menu.   The french toast wasn't as good as I had hoped. It was soggy and too sweet; would have been better if the bread was aged / dryer before adding the batter, and if they didn't use such a … Continue reading First Kitchen, Shinjuku Minamiguchi

Freshness Burger, Shibuya

Tried this fast food chain while in Tokyo, since a podcast I listened to mentioned it was good. I thought it was just ok. Better than Mos Burger. Walking in, I saw this sign, and took it as a sign. (=   Onion rings sounded like a good idea. I liked these better than the burger. … Continue reading Freshness Burger, Shibuya