Everything is impermanent, imperfect and incomplete
— sen no rikyu

Once a temporary Japanese cafe called chotto on Melbourne's Smith Street, Kinome is now a small online retail space and blog covering our love for all things Japanese.

It is also the base for our soon-to-be released cookbook, Tokyo Local! 
(scheduled for May 2018)

For all enquiries, please contact us at
chottomelb@gmail.com or find us @chottomelb on Facebook and Instagram.