Savory Japan is updated for May, with new articles on sushi etiquette and Ippodo, one of our favorite shops in Kyoto. Ippodo has been around for nearly 300 years, and they have certainly gotten everything right. What impresses us about this venerable Kyoto establishment is its’ user-friendly outlook and welcoming attitude.
While they have branches throughout Japan and an excellent English-language website, a visit to the main shop is quite an experience. Read more.
To follow articles on Japan dining etiquette (which mainly covers chopstick use) and drinking etiquette is our third in the series, on sushi etiquette. What this, you might ask? Well, every type of Japanese cuisine has its own peculiar rules, so read on to make sure you aren’t offending your Japanese hosts and dining partners while enjoying sushi. More importantly, this handy guide will also help you get the most out of your sushi experience.