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 Kan-buri (The Japanese amberjack  )

Kan-buri (The Japanese amberjack )

A taste of luxury is “Buri-shabu”, boiled yellowtail. Natural yellowtail caug...

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Black Ramen

Black Ramen

“Toyama Black” is a special ramen served in black soup. The tasty ramen was c...

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Deep-Fried Chicken Wings

Deep-Fried Chicken Wings

This is also one of “Nagoya meshi” born in Japanese pubs. Chicken wings used ...

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Deep-fried Pork Cutlet

Deep-fried Pork Cutlet

It is said that people of Nagoya eat anything with miso paste. To such extent...

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Hitsumabushi, Chopped Grilled Eels on Top of Rice

Hitsumabushi, Chopped Grilled Eels on Top of Rice

The most famous “Nagoya meshi” is a dish of grilled eels called “Hitsumabushi...

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Echizen-gani (crab)

Echizen-gani (crab)

You cannot speak of winter foods in Fukui Prefecture without talking about Ec...

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Sauce Katsudon (Rice with breaded and deep-fried pork cutlet on top)

Sauce Katsudon (Rice with breaded and deep-fried pork cutlet on top)

Katsudon is a popular dish served all over Japan. Breaded and deep-fried pork...

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Echizen Oroshi Soba (buckwheat noodles with grated Japanese radish)

Echizen Oroshi Soba (buckwheat noodles with grated Japanese radish)

Despite the simplicity of the dish of Japanese buckwheat noodles with grated ...

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Eels of Lake Hamana

Eels of Lake Hamana

Regarding taste as well as shipment volume, eels of Lake Hamana rank in top l...

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Hamamatsu Gyoza dumplings

Hamamatsu Gyoza dumplings

Hamamatsu is a town of Gyoza dumpling, which has been enjoying the big Gyoza ...

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Nozawana Pickles

Nozawana Pickles

Nozawana pickles are an indispensable food in winter for the people in Nagano...

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Tiger puffer naturally growing in Sea of Enshu

Tiger puffer naturally growing in Sea of Enshu

Puffer fish cuisine is a well-known winter gourmet menu in Japan. Tiger puffe...

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Soba of Shinshu

Soba of Shinshu

Journey to Nagano is full of fun to encounter with different soba, or buckwhe...

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Oyaki

Oyaki

Oyaki is one of local food of Nagano. It is a Japanese-style steamed or baked...

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Foods with Gold Leaf

Foods with Gold Leaf

Many tourists must be surprised when they see foods with gold leaf in Kanazaw...

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Japanese Confectionery

Japanese Confectionery

In Kanazawa City, the castle town of Kaga Hyakumangoku (the wealthy Kaga Prov...

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Kaitenzushi (“Conveyor belt” sushi bar)

Kaitenzushi (“Conveyor belt” sushi bar)

Fresh fish and shellfish from Japan Sea are the best ingredients for sushi. Y...

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Shizuoka Oden or Hodgepodge

Shizuoka Oden or Hodgepodge

Oden or Japanese hodgepodge is a casual pot dish which has “oden dane” or dif...

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Sushi

Sushi

The most popular fish for sushi ingredients is tuna. The fact that Japanese l...

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Cherry shrimps

Cherry shrimps

Cherry shrimps, a specialty of Shizuoka city, turn their colors to beautiful ...

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Seafood cuisine

Seafood cuisine

Shizuoka prefecture is blessed with fishing grounds along a long varied coast...

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Sushi

Sushi

Shimizu city, Shizuoka Prefecture is well-known for sushi restaurants having ...

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Eels

Eels

In Shizuoka, Hamamatsu and Mishima are famous for their eel dishes. In Hamama...

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Fresh-water Fish from Lake Biwa

Fresh-water Fish from Lake Biwa

Around Lake Biwa, you will encounter various local dishes of fish from the la...

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Omi Beef

Omi Beef

Omi beef is one of the three most famous kinds of beef in Japan. It has long ...

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Kamo-suki, Sukiyaki with Wild Duck Meat

Kamo-suki, Sukiyaki with Wild Duck Meat

Kamo-suki is sukiyaki with wild duck meat, a specialty in winter from the mid...

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Hida Beef

Hida Beef

The undisputed champion of gourmet cuisine in Gifu Prefecture can only be the...

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Ayu

Ayu

The ayu sweet fish, sometimes called the “Queen of Clear Waters,” is a river ...

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Goheimochi Rice Cakes

Goheimochi Rice Cakes

Goheimochi, grilled rice cake that is skewered and basted in a thick sauce, i...

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Nameshi-Dengaku, a Combination of Rice with Daikon Leaves and a Grilled Tofu with Miso Paste

Nameshi-Dengaku, a Combination of Rice with Daikon Leaves and a Grilled Tofu with Miso Paste

“Nameshi” is freshly cooked rice which is mixed with chopped Daikon radish le...

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Gohei rice cake

Gohei rice cake

Goheimochi is a typical food as a local dish of Mikawa district. The Goheimoc...

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Seafood of Mikawa Bay

Seafood of Mikawa Bay

Mikawa Bay boasts to have a good amount of catches including clams, which ran...

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Toyama-wan zushi, Sushi with fish from Toyama Bay

Toyama-wan zushi, Sushi with fish from Toyama Bay

Sushi chefs in Toyama make sushi with extremely fresh and seasonal fish from ...

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Matsusaka Beef

Matsusaka Beef

In Japan, people love rich tender beef which has fine marble lines of fat cal...

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Ise Lobsters

Ise Lobsters

Ise lobster is one of gorgeous food items, which is indispensable for cuisine...

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Abalone

Abalone

Abalone is also a fancy food used for celebrations such as wedding ceremonies...

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