Eel Unaju and Yuzu Cotton Candy

We made it back to Kyoto from Mount Koya and my sister had a couple more hours before she had to go to the airport. It was just enough time for lunch and a snack. I stopped by Gion Matusno, a restaurant that specializes in unagi (eel) dishes.

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Gion Matsuno
Gion Matsuno
Eel Dishes

They use fresh eels directly sent from producers.

Gion Matsuno
Setting
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Green Tea

One of their most popular dishes is unaju which is broiled eel over rice. There were various serving sizes. I went with the medium one. It was served in a nice lacquer box.

Gion Matsuno
Unaju

The filets were sitting on some steamed white rice. The eel was tender and had a sweet savory glaze.

Gion Matsuno
Eel Over Rice

After my unagi lunch, my sister and I wanted to check out a cotton candy shop that offers unique flavors. Another cotton candy fix? Yep!

Kyoto

We ended up going to the small stand location of Jeremy & Jemimah.

Jeremy and Jemimah
Jeremy & Jemimah

They offered flavors like salted plum, roasted green tea, cherry blossom rice cake, and coffee. Interesting!

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Unique Flavors

Jeremy and Jemimah

We decided to share the yuzu (Japanese citron) one. It was soooooo good! I had to wonder what type of sugar they use because the cotton candy was just so light and airy. It had a tasty citrus tang from the yuzu.

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Yuzu Cotton Candy

Jeremy and Jemimah

Kyoto
Geisha Sighting

It was time for my sister to head to Kansai Airport and return to the Philippines. Until next time!

Kyoto
Bye!

I was pretty tired from our unexpectedly long journey to and from Mount Koya, so I took it easy at the hotel until dinner later that night.


Gion Matsuno
Higashi 4 ken-me, Shijo Minamiza-dori
Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-561-2786

Jeremy & Jemimah
Japan, 〒605-0823 Kyōto-fu,
京都市東山区Higashiyama-ku, Shimobentenchō, 51-4
+81 90-7357-3825
Website

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Author: Desiree

Desired Tastes is a Food and Travel Blog written by Desiree, a food enthusiast from New Jersey who just wants to see the world and eat good food.

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