Kaiseki dinner by rangaku1976 on Flickr.

Kaiseki dinner

Kaiseki dinner at the Matsunoi hotel/ryokan in Minakami Onsen in Japan (www.matsunoi.com).

Kaiseki (懐石) or kaiseki ryōri (懐石料理) is a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner. The term also refers to the collection of skills and techniques that allow the preparation of such meals, and are analogous to Western haute cuisine.