Courtesy Hoshinoya Kyoto
Every visitor to Kyoto with a faint interest in cuisine will discover a rich world where hundreds of discreet 10-seat restaurants flourish in the alleyways. The region has 21 native vegetables, whose heirloom seeds are passed through generations. Kyoto’s creative spirit, unique seasonal produce and legions of local artisans have created a dining culture that has become an attraction of its own.
Consider combining your trip with one of these destinations.