Good Eats: Omen (Kyoto)

I have nothing against noodle joints. In fact, after a few days of heavy eating, a plate of cold soba noodles is often the only thing I crave if I'm still on the road. But I don't always go out of my way to check out a noodle restaurant. And then I heard about Omen.... Continue Reading →

Good Eats: Kyorai-an (Kamakura)

I’d walked past Kyorai-an many times, but never got farther than the beautifully gated entrance. It was a standard on my walks around Kamakura – start in northern Kamakura and visit my favorite temples, amble down the road to the center of town, and take the quaint seaside tram to Hase for photo ops of... Continue Reading →

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