The reason why I revisited Kikunoi was not because of its stars, but rather the whole experience in getting the feeling of dining in a traditional kaiseki restaurant.
It’s a restaurant where you get a huge private dining room if you are dining with a group of friends. You can enjoy the view of the little garden from the room. In that case, it would be fun. Continue reading →
Nakahigashi is a two star restaurant in Kyoto but a meal here cost 15000 yen. Nakahigashi is one of the cheapest kaiseki that you could get in the heart of Kyoto, it’s probably one of the best valued meal for me in Kyoto. Continue reading →
Miyamasou is perched on top of the remote mountain in northern Kyoto. It’s a two Michelin star restaurant as well as a ryokan. The cuisine that they serve is Kaiseki, but to be more specific, they called it tsumikusa (摘み草), “freshly picked”. Continue reading →
Kyo Aji is the longstanding pagoda in kanto’s kaiseki. Almost every chef who ‘graduated’ from Kyo Aji will have a spot in Tokyo’s kaiseki culinary scene, for example Morikawa, Hoshino, Kurogi, Iyuki… And the list goes on. Continue reading →