What is Nikuman or Beef Manju?
Nikuman, also known as Beef Manju is a steamed bun made from flour dough, and filled with cooked ground pork, beef or other ingredients. It is a very common snack in Japan, however was invented by the Chinese and called Baozi in Chinese. Nikuman, is typically sold as street food, but can also be found at every convenience store chain.
Where to eat Nikuman in Kyoto
1. Nishiki Market
Nishiki Market is a marketplace in downtown Kyoto with more than one hundred shops and restaurants. This lively market specializes in all things food related and is a great place to find seasonal food and Kyoto specialties.