Lunch at Sushi Naritaya

I wandered around the zen gardens and bamboo forest of Arashiyama for hours, but before catching the train back I stopped by Sushi Naritaya for lunch. I spotted the sign pointing towards the back of a building. I’m always down for a sushi fix! The small restaurant only had a few tables and there was…

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. They use fresh eels directly sent from…

An Unagi Lunch and Vegan Dessert

It was our second day in Tokyo and after a very interesting night exploring Shinjuku, we got ready to go out for something to eat. I have to mention how much I loved the Japanese-style shower room and amazing Japanese heated toilets. Once you go Japanese toilet, it’s really hard to go back. We walked…