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The challenges of reinventing Kyoto cuisine

Breaking into the ancient, very closed world of Kyoto's "ryokan" -- traditional Japanese inns -- is hard enough. But when you have a maverick chef and a company which just entered the market six years ago, the odds increasingly become stacked against you.

The challenges of reinventing Kyoto cuisine

Breaking into the ancient, very closed world of Kyoto's "ryokan" -- traditional Japanese inns -- is hard enough. But when you have a maverick chef and a company which just entered the market six years ago, the odds increasingly become stacked against you.