On The Road ~ Kyoto, Japan #12

We have left Niseko, and are now in Kyoto for a few days. Staying at the beautiful Four Seasons Kyoto.

Nakano Restaurant, First night out in Kyoto with friends who live here. They take us to a famous local restaurant where the chef is certified to serve BLOW FISH. Since Blow Fish can be poisonous this is is important.
Chef/Owner Mikiya Nakano
Certified to prepare Blow Fish….. says not to worry.

Steven needed some good Saki to start this eating adventure, I passed.

Very good Saki
Blow Fish Sashimi 2 Ways (Note the bottom is not a plate)
Blow Fish Torched
Blow Fish BBQ
I had the Kobe Shabu Shabu, delicious

On The Road ~ Niseko, Japan #11

Where to Eat In Niseko


in Annupuri Village One mountain over from where we are.

A quick bite at Luckyfingers, NY Style with Japanese Elegance, famous for Hokkaido Beef with Yoichi Whiskey Sauce and Crispy Okaki Asparagus. Perfect apre’s ski.

Crispy Okaki Asparagus Okaki is a traditional Japanese snack made from rice, here it is crumbled and attached to the asparagus.

Thank you to Anna Dillenbeck, Ski School Supervisor at Niseko Winterlab

Anna@nisekowinterlab.com and http://www.nisekowinterlab.com You will be happy if you get Anna on your trip to Niseko.

Matt, we loved meeting up with you and spending the afternoon, We hope to see you again sometime