Tanabata Tea Making in Gion 2018

We’re hosting the first-ever Tanabata Tea Making session at Friends Kyo, a backpacker hostel right in Gion, Kyoto. It’s free! Time July 7, 2pm-7pm July 8, 2pm-7pm Location Friends Kyo 193…


Daifuku-mochi, ¥180. Rice cakes with red bean paste inside.

The Softest Mochi in Kyoto: Chikaramochi Shokudo Katoshoten

Just 4-6 minutes from Hotel the Celestine Kyoto Gion, Ninenzaka, Sannenzaka, and the ever-popular Yasaka Pagoda is a 24-seater udon, donburi, and mochi shop called Chikaramochi Shokudo Katoshoten.…