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Try these when you visit Ishikawa! Three secret gourmet spots only known to locals!

If you come to Ishikawa, there are many awesome places where we’d like you eat, but here we will introduce three amazingly delicious but secret gourmet foods that are popular with the locals. 1. Eat home-grown oysters at Noto Osyter Road (Noto Kaki Gaido) Noto, Ishikawa is praised for its …

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These are the things you have to try in Niigata! A local’s perspective on the three hidden gems of gourmet dining in Niigata

When you think of Niigata, the first things that may come to mind are rice and sake, and rightly so for the most part; koshihikari is eponymous of delicious rice, and you’ll find no shortage of Uonuma Koshihikari imitators on the market. Niigata also has an excellent reputation for Japanese …

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When you come to Saintama, you should try this dish! My 3 personal gourmet selections off the beaten path

What does come to your mind when you hear gourmet food in Saitama? This time I’ll tell you about 3 selected dishes popular among local people off the beaten path. 1. Savor inarizushi in Chichibu! Speaking of a tourist spot in Saitama, the representative is Chichibu, after all. So let’s …

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If you come to Miyagi, you absolutely need to try these foods. Here are my 3 choices of unique out-of-the-way gourmet spots in Miyagi, that I can tell you because I am a local.

When we mention Miyagi fine food, what is usually coming to everybody’s mind ? Probably the first thing that will come to the mind for most people is “cow tongue”. However, the cow tongue is not the only fine food that the prefecture of Miyagi is proud of ! Just …

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Must-Try in Aomori! Little-Known Aomori Gourmet Foods Chosen by Locals

If you’re visiting Aomori, you probably know about arajiru soup; but you absolutely must try other seafood items like tuna rice bowls, fresh grilled scallops, sashimi, and more. The fresh seafood of Aomori is so good that the moment you put namero (minced fish with strong seasonings) or aburitoro nigiri …

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The Beautiful World of Wagashi ~ A Beginner’s Guide for Better Enjoyment of Japanese Sweets

The wagashi has long been a beloved treat in Japan for not only its flavor and fragrance, but also its appealing appearance, and some may compare it to deeply tasteful bite-sized works of art. Having captivated the hearts of all Japanese young and old, the wagashi has also attracted many …

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The profound world of the “sushi” – An introduction to first-timers at the sushi counter

Sushi has come to head the top of the list when it comes to popular foods for foreigners who visit Japan. Its beauty, its delicious taste made from the pairing of the sushi rice and the topping, and more than anything else, it being a healthy option is the secret …

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