In slightly over 2 hours, we were served 18 courses with far more small dishes often served within the same course. We were blown away with everything presented in front of us, with good balance between tradition and contemporary cooking and presentation. Fabulous meal.
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When? February 17 2017
Where? Gion Matayoshi, 570-123 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
Menu Highlights? Aigamo sakekasu-ni (Duck braised in sake-lees)
Kokuryu Nizaemon Junmai Daiginjo - Kokuryu Brewery, Fukui Prefecture (黒龍 二左衛門 純米大吟醸 - 福井県 黒龍酒造)
Minogiku Reisen Masamune Junmai Daiginjo Nakagumi genshu - Gyokusendo Shuzo, Gifu Prefecture (醴泉 正宗 純米大吟醸 中汲み原酒 - 岐阜県 玉泉堂酒造)
(Feb-ulous Kyoto Part 3 - check out the whole series here!)