Smack your lips over fresh tofu dishes
Toyouke Jaya was established in 1992 by the old tofu shop owner “Toyoukeya Yamamoto” (established in 1897), wishing to serve customers fresh tofu and yuba (soy milk skin). The restaurant is located in one of the best positions, near the torii shrine gate on the corner of Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, so there is always a long line of local Kyoto people and tourists. The menu includes Gozen meal, rice bowl dishes, all are special tofu food cooked by who knows all about tofu. They offer original menu and its taste is nostalgic and heal your heart and body. Recommended menu is “Fresh yuba bowl” (890 yen). The fresh yuba is mixed with a thick sweet sauce made of arrowroot starch and added mitsuba leaf and ginger for the flavor. Try it and you will find out the reason why many people come to eat this dish.
Translation to English by AD BRAIN INC.
|Address||822 Kamiyagawa-cho, Imadegawa-dori Onmae-nishi-iru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto|
|Closed||Thurs. (except 25th of each month)|
|Recommended||Fresh yuba donburi (soy milk skin topped on rice): 890 yen|
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