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What is Kyoto Gastronomy Tourism?

Ingredients so fresh that, until a moment ago, they were dwelling in the seas and mountains.
A food culture with a rich blend of traditional and modern elements.
And cuisine unique to each region born of these qualities.
Regional history and food culture that has given rise to exquisite delicacies.

Visitors can discover a whole new side to Kyoto in the Kyoto by the Sea, Kyoto in Forests, Kyoto Infused with Tea, and Kyoto Otokuni Bamboo Grove areas, each home to a range of ingredients that charm chefs from around the world.
And visitors can find exclusive dishes prepared by local chefs in each area.

Here we introduce you to the unparalleled gastronomy of Kyoto, all just a short trip away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Kyoto by the Sea Food Labo

“Food you won’t find anywhere else”
a report on the start of the Kyoto by the Sea Food Labo Project

“Kyoto by the Sea” refers to the northern part of Kyoto Prefecture facing the Japan Sea.
This area is blessed with sumptuous natural ingredients from the local seas and mountains.
The Kyoto by the Sea Food Labo project was launched to communicate the joys of this region and its exquisite cuisine to those around the world.

Click here for a report on the start of the Kyoto by the Sea Food Labo Project — Food you won’t find anywhere else