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LIVING, TRAVEL | April 29, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Nishiki Market in Kyoto

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This is a typical shopping street in Japan. What makes those special is that the street is covered. Therefore, you can shop even when it rains. In fact, that what we did a very rainy day in Kyoto last week. We went to the Nishiki market with more than one hundred shops all related to […]

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COOKING tools, FOOD + DRINK | April 23, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

The Aritsugu knives

Aritsugu cooking knives at the Nishiki market in kyoto, japan

My shopping list to Japan included the purchase of one cooking knife. I did not know which one I wanted until I learned that Aritsugu will carve your name on the blade of their cooking knives. I finally bought two knives: a typical Chef’s knife to slice and cut vegetables and another one with a […]

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