This is Washoku
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Aired: June 20, 2014
Washoku is rich in variety, from every-day dishes to traditional meals. In the program, we take a journey to Japan's ancient capital Kyoto in pursuit of Washoku's roots. "Kikunoi" is a Japanese-style restaurant that has been around for over a century and is renowned for its Kaiseki meal. The program introduces Japanese cuisine's traditional aspects, exploring the heart and essence of Washoku.
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