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Apr 30, 2014 12:56 PM

Shojin ryouri in Kamakura

Can anyone help me remember the name of a place in Kamakura (that I hope is still there)?

I used to eat at a shojin ryouri restaurant in Kamakura when I lived in Yokohama from 1999 to 2001. I am trying to remember the name so I can send a friend there who will be in Japan soon. The restaurant had 2 locations: one on the shotengai leading from Kamakura station. I belief it was on the right as you walked away from the station. The other was a bus ride from the station and was on a side street that led to a temple with a nice bamboo forest behind it.

I believe both were known for having very good goma dofu. I would always order shojin chirashi which seemed to be possibly their most popular thing. I also had ume soba there once which was great. It was very affordable - I think less than 2,000 yen for lunch sets.

Does anyone know who I am talking about? I know I'm not giving much to go on. Any help greatly appreciated!

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    1. re: wekabeka

      Based on the photos in that link I'd say probably not. The place I'm trying to remember was quite austere. The food was not nearly as colorful as what's in those pics. Thanks for trying!