Before we always took Northwest flights to go back to Japan/Taiwan as it offered the Detroit - Osaka - Taipei route (my home town is Kyoto, and Osaka is the nearest international airport) with free stopover. However after Delta acquired Northwest, this route was canceled (with Delta, from US to Taipei, we have to go through Narita (Tokyo) ).
We arrived at the Kyoto Station in the evening. My parents came to the station to pick us up and then went for dinner at "Mimiu" in the department store at the station.
Ahhh, it is do good to come back to Japan!
We all enjoyed the good dinner.