Echizen Gani (越前がに)Echizen Gani, or Snow Crabs are in plentiful supply during the season that extends every year from the 6th of November until the 20th of March. The crabs are given their name due to the coastline of Echizen from where these crabs are cau...
Toyama Black Ramen (富山ブラックラーメン)You can tell from a glance that the blackness of the water is from soy sauce. You might think this ramen would be extremely salty, but these noodles are in fact light in taste and mixes well.
Togakushi Soba (戸隠そば)One of the three big name soba noodles comes from Togakushi Village. Uses home made ground buckwheat flour, it is a traditional experience.
Hegi Soba (へぎそば)The main characteristic of hegi soba is the seaweed. The hegi soba noodles are a little more slippery and chewy then other soba noodles because of the seaweed. It is called hegi because the wooden tray it is served in is called hegi.
Shirasu (しらす)In Japan, whitebait is called shirasu, which is small immature fish. They are less than 2cm in length, typically sardines, but can also be the fry of herring, sweet fish, conger eel, or others. This tiny fish ingredient can be found in almost all Japanese supermarkets. You can eat it raw or boiled.
Yoshida Udon (吉田うどん)Characterized by its firm and thick flour noodles. Made with a broth of a miso or soy sauce blend and typically with boiled cabbage. Fujiyoshida's famous specialty udon.
Namerou (なめろう)It is such a satisfying meal that you will lick the plate clean, hence the name namerou which means to lick. It is a seafood dish that consists of multiple kinds of fresh fish minced up together.
Yonezawa Beef (米沢牛)【Introduction to Yonezawa Beef】 Yamagata Prefecture is where Yonezawa Beef is produced and chief among these producers is Yonezawa city. Only cows that meet the strict qualifying standards are selected for Yonezawa Beef having been rai...
Kumagaya Udon (熊谷うどん)【Origin of Kumagaya Udon】 This is a traditional Japanese to-go dish, that is very popular among both locals and foreigners. Kumagaya is one of Japan's leading producers of wheat for more than five hundred years. At the end of the Edo p...
Stamina Ramen (スタミナラーメン)Sweet and spicy bowl of thick noodles with liver, cabbage, pumpkin and other variety of vegetables. Healthy ramen that fills your stamina bars.