See Spring In with Quintessential Kyoto Style
There is nowhere more synonymous with the Japanese spring season than Kyoto, and the sights and scents of the city have inspired a fantastic culinary tradition that is yours to savor.
Not only that but the accompanying crafts of the city explore the same seasonal themes, with a range of artisanal mediums capturing the beauty of the season.
These fantastic culinary and craft traditions are the centerpiece of the 52nd Kyoto Rekida Norenichi, held in store between March 20th - 25th, take this chance to discover the here and now of Kyoto culture for yourself.
Tastes of Kyoto
The salute to the fabulous cuisine of Kyoto teleports you in a flash to the backstreets of the historic city packed with countless storied confectionary and local delicacy vendors. Featuring around 45 brands, some contemporary, others with legacies that span generations, some working in genres relatively new to Japan like chocolate, others steeped in tradition, but all contributing to the vibrancy of contemporary Kyoto.
Enjoy an Exclusive Tasting Menu at the Eat-in Corner
You don't have to wait to sample the seasonal delights either, as the eat-in area of the 6F Exhibition Hall is a gourmet delight that means you can find your new Kyoto favorite in store, and with many booths offering free tasting you can try before you buy.
As the temperature is rising why not treat yourself to matcha green tea, or even sa-kura cherry blossom infused ice cream? Be sure to check out the full selection of Kyoto sweets and savories in store.
Crafts of Kyoto
Beyond the culinary, you will also discover some 23 craftsmen working in fields you might expect from Kyoto, such as the kanzashi hair ornaments beloved of geisha, but also new additions to the Kyoto craft repertoire including luxury leather bags, and tableware for enjoying coffee as well as green tea.
Readers of this site can also get great discounts on many items at the fair as well as receive exclusive bonuses with their purchase. Just check out the link below for participating brands, and whether it is discounts on confectionary or crafts, you are sure to find something to bring the magic of Kyoto into your daily life.
Kyoto Rekidai Norenichi
When? March 20th - 25th, 2019 (Closes at 18:00 on the final day)
Where? Isetan Shinjuku Main Building 6F, Exhibition Hall