26 Sep '11, 6am

Kyoto: Gion Kinana « My Food Sirens II

Kyoto: Gion Kinana « My Food Sirens II

Only those in the know or armed with a map (or those lucky enough to stumble upon it accidentally) will find Gion Kinana (京きなな) since it’s located at a secluded (and extremely picturesque) area near Hanamikoji Dori. Behind the plain facade is a haven for ice cream lovers! Gion-machi Minami-gawa 570-119, Higashiyama-ku The menu is very limited but what they do, they do it well. There’s only 6 flavours available: green tea , red bean , black sesame , mugwort , roast soybean and black sugar syrup . Though it’s just ice cream, presentation is not overlooked! Each set comes with a strong pot of tea that complements the sweet ice cream nicely. I’m here for one sole purpose: tasting the famed ‘dekitate’ ice cream , i.e. ice cream freshly made and never frozen. The ‘dekitate’ flavour changes daily and I was sooo happy when the staff told us it’s goma (black sesame) that day! Super...

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