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Seeking Spice in Japan 14: Shin Udon

Seeking Spice in Japan 14: Shin Udon

Another side of the block from Fuunji, another ‘noodles’ restaurant, a last udon and tempura I had in a highly-regarded and comparatively cheap restaurant in Japan.

Seeking Spice in Japan 13: Fuunji Ramen

Seeking Spice in Japan 13: Fuunji Ramen

Back in Tokyo, but this time on a more Blade Runner-ish side of the megalopolis (which had earlier made me think more of villages), two further food experiences still awaited me. I still went for noodles (and tempura) for their relationship to chile pepper and […]

Lessons in Spice from Fazer Chocolates

Lessons in Spice from Fazer Chocolates

It wouldn’t have to be chocolates from Fazer Suomi that could get us more aware of the role of sweets and spices in winter.

Seeking Spice in Japan 12: Shinpuku Saikan

Seeking Spice in Japan 12: Shinpuku Saikan

On the way out of Kyoto, to head back to Tokyo, a final meal here was in order.

Seeking Spice in Japan 11: Tempura Yaoki, Kyoto

Seeking Spice in Japan 11: Tempura Yaoki, Kyoto

A bit farther north from Nishiki Market in central Kyoto, on the same kind of dark and tight side road as Gogyo Ramen, one can also find Tempura Yaoki.