This is a bowl of ramen, loaded with green onions. Before it was ready to eat, it looked like this…
Here’s a quick video of Michelle and I losing our eyebrows. The first half of the video is the owner holding up a bunch of cards in English to tell us not to run away screaming.
These might look familiar to some of you. We went to Din Tai Fung in Kyoto. That makes three locations we’ve been to now. Kyoto, Shanghai, and Taiwan. We’ve never been back home in Los Angeles. Now it’s almost like we can’t go because it’s too pedestrian for us.
Standard dumplings but topped with shrimp.
Pork chop rice!
Kyoto is definitely worth a visit, though it’s not a fast-paced, modern city like Tokyo. While it’s not backwoods town, it seems to move at a slower pace, sticking to its cultural roots. We were glad to get a chance to see Kyoto, but we were also very glad to be heading back to Tokyo.
Some well deserved drinks for the train ride back.
We did a lot of walking. This is relaxation time.