[Rumors of Kyoto] Ochazuke (boiled rice with tea)

In Kyoto, there are some rumors.

 

It is said that Kyoto people serve Ochazuke means you should go home.

This story is famous in Japan.

 

Why Ochazuke means go home.

 

In Kyoto, a lot of people don’t like to tell a their real intention directly.

Therefore, most of them tell their intention in a roundabout way.

 

In Japan, we eat Ochazuke as finished dish, when we go drink.

When Kyoto people serve Ochazuke, they want to tell that you may finish drinking and go home.

 

Therefore, when you go drink in Kyoto, restaurant or bar staff say that how about Ochazuke,

 

It means …

 

 

Thank you for reading.

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