|Here they are, if you missed them the last time around.|
A good bet is to stroll through the shopping arcades south of the Kintetsu Nara station and check out the plastic food displays. It seems pretty hard to go wrong - we didn't have a mediocre meal all weekend.
Nara is also a good place to try matcha (frothy, powdered green tea) and a variety of related Japanese sweets. Below is a cup of matcha with some simple matcha rice cakes. Alongside the slight bitterness of the matcha powder, the rice cakes are also a bit sweet from (I think) a kind of boiled-down rice syrup.
Pictured below: some very happy customers.
|I can sit like that for approximately thirty seconds before needing to stretch out my legs.|