Himeji Oden (姫路おでん)ORIGIN/ HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The time of origin of Himeji Oden is uncertain. It was said to be around 80 years since it was discovered. There is a theory that the ginger soy sauce was accidentally sprinkled on the oden, a type of nabemo...
Obanzai【What is Obanzai?】 Obanzai (おばんざい) is a traditional food in Japan that originated in Kyoto, Japan. This distinctive cuisine runs down in several generations. There were also some alterations to fit one's preference. Nonetheless, O...
Negiyaki ねぎ焼き (Green Onion Pancake)Japan has so many sweet savory pancakes ever since a long time ago and Negiyaki is one of them. It is the thinner version of Okonomiya.
Ōmi Gyu 近江牛/ Omi BeefJapan has over 300 brands of beef and Omi Beef (近江牛) is one of the most well-known brand. Omi Beef, one of the top three beef in Japan, dates back over 400 years from now and is the oldest among the three. Tasting Omi Beef will surely raise your standards to other kinds of meat and will leave you longing for it a second time around.
Akafuku GoriAkafuku Gori: Flavor and Texture Akafuku Gori (赤福氷) or also known as Akafuku Ice is a local food that originated in the Mie Prefecture particularly in the Ise area. It is a kakigori that can be easily distinguished from the rest. Unli...
Unajyu【What is Unajyu?】 Unajyu, eel on a bed of rice Unajyu is a popular dish in Shizuoka Prefecture made primarily of eel. Lake Hamana, located in the prefecture is known as the birthplace of eel aquaculture, and the lake was the first in J...
Hida-Gyu (Hida Beef)CITY Takayama City click here for more information about this city PREFECTURE Gifu Prefecture click here for more information about this prefecture 【Description of Hida-Gyu】 image showing the marbling on Hida-Gyu steaks Hida-Gyu or Hid...
Kanazawa Curry (金沢カレー)It is a volcano like image with the sauce covering the entire mountain of rice. It is part of the style to completely cover the rice. Giving this curry more of a unique style is the stainless steel boat-shaped dish that it is served on.
Echizen GaniCITY Echizen Town click here for more information about this town PREFECTURE Fukui Prefecture click here for more information about this prefecture Echizen Gani, or Snow Crabs are in plentiful supply during the season that extends every ...
Toyama Black RamenYou 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.