Design Pocket

Design Pocket


Just like a real one! Let's make a mouth-watering food sample.

The food sample specialty shop "Design Pocket" is a shop where you can experience the production of food samples, such as matcha parfait and sushi, which is part of the unique Japanese culture. One of our permanent staff member, possesses a qualification for the food sampling and production. He is also the creator of all our samples. We also have a corner where you can buy various Kyoto local unique goods.

Fake Food Samples Store
Business hours
9:00~21:00 (L.O. 20:00)
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Food sample (sushi) production experience. First you need to paint the sushi topping that could be tuna or shrimp, then drawing an eye to a salmon roe, sticking it to the rice and applying varnish for the finishing stage. Since the rotating sushi dish is a magnet, it can be magnatized to a refrigerator or just used as it is. Food sample production experience kaiten-zushi 2 pieces set, 3,480 yen.

It can not only be enjoyed as an ornament, but also for practical use as a magnet to hold paper. These popular food samples are popular within and outside of Japan. They are so well done that they can almost be mistaken for real food. Therefore, we are sure that their playful and funny appearance will give you a little chuckle. We recommend you to make your own favorite topping as a souvenir.

On top of experiences, we also sell miscellaneous goods. Mainly focusing on Tokyo style Japanese products, we do not only sell the items lining up in the showcase display at the shop front. In fact, we also have unique accessories such as headband and hair rubber. The quality feel of the material, added to the personalization make our goods an interesting topic of conversation.

Kyoto-like green tea parfait food sample making experience. First, squeeze the cream. Then, top the preparation with white balls, chestnuts and ice just like a patissier. Finally, finish it with Matcha sauce. It is interesting that personality comes out depending on how you arrange and use the sauce. After being completed, it can be used as a memo clip. Food sample production experience Matcha parfait 2,980 yen.