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Shrimp chili fried noodles with Wei rice dumplings

The sauce, which combines the sweet and sour taste of tomatoes and the richness of squid ink, is entwined with the fragrant noodles and the oiled shrimp. Tanto Otabe Squid Ink Shrimp Chili Fried Noodles 2200 yen

[Weihan Gyoza] in Karasuma Oike offers authentic Chinese cuisine prepared by the owner-chef, who is qualified as a top-class chef.

July 26, 2022 open

"I think I was with my uncle 280 days a year." Wei Kiyuki, a heavyweight of Kyoto Chinese, who had a close relationship with Masami Kawakami, who passed away in December 2020. In 2022, [Weihan Gyoza] opened in the place where Chef Kawakami's Italian [Tanto Tanto] was.

Weihan dumplings chef

Owner-chef Wei Xizhi. After training at [Manchinro], he opened [Ichino Funairi] in Kyoto in 1997. Qualified as one of China's finest chefs and inducted into the "Chinese Cuisine Asia Top 10 Chefs" Hall of Fame

The specialty, squid ink shrimp chili fried noodles, is named after Mr. Kawakami's specialty, squid ink spaghetti. “When I first met him, he was already a top-notch person in the cooking industry. Before we knew it, we started going out to eat together. I used to call him uncle, but he had a personality like a naughty younger brother. and traveled both domestically and internationally.I worked hard and played hard.” Mr. Kawakami continued to be a chef even after his illness was discovered, and continued to stand in the kitchen until a few days before his death.

Wei rice dumplings dumplings

Wei rice gyoza (6 pieces, 600 yen) is a specialty grilled gyoza with a high proportion of pork and garlic. There are 6 types of gyoza, including deep-fried gyoza and boiled gyoza.

“Due to the corona crisis, my own financial situation was not good, but I didn’t want to hand over the [Tanto Tanto] location to an unrelated company, so I had no choice but to take over.” The goal is a well-known restaurant in the city where you can enjoy gyoza and bottled beer, which Mr. Kawakami also loved.

Inside Weihan Gyoza

“It takes eight hours to make a plain soup that uses a lot of chicken bones. If you omit this basic principle, there is no evolution. Masu".

Appearance of Weihan dumplings

Wei rice dumplings

  • Gyoza
  • July 26, 2022 open
  • Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City
  • 5-minute walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Station
  • Tel.075-432-8022
  • 11:30-14:30 (LO/14:00)
    17:30-22:00 (LO/21:30)
    Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 11:30-15:00 (LO/14:30)
    17:30-22:00 (LO/21:30)
  • Closed on Tuesdays
  • No parking
  • https://www.instagram.com/gihan_gyoza/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.

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