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 cookbook, Tokyo Local, published in May 2018.

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