Use the rikaichan popup dictionary or your favorite reference tool with my transcription below the photo if you need help reading this coffee shop’s sign. It’s a cozy little place and the master takes pride in his beans. He’ll even deliver them if you live in the neighborhood!
The store across the street is just one of many on this street, called Ebisugawa, that specializes in furnishings. It’s a tradition that goes back hundreds of years, and has earned this stretch of road the nickname ‘furniture street.’ If you come to Kyoto take a stroll starting from Teramachi and walk west. It’s one of my favorite streets, with lots to look at and some interesting restaurants, too.
The numbers below refer to the kanji I’ve transcribed below the photo, and correspond to their order of appearance in both Heisig’s Remembering the Kanji and Kanji in Context.
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Heisig(H1153, H588, H1440, H1129, H1127, H1436, H552)
Kanji In Context(KIC402, KIC55, KIC471, KIC109, KIC149, KIC727, KIC384)