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What food is each prefecture known for? 2020/7/21 09:28
I'm planning to do some traveling around Japan and I'm a HUGE foodie and love to cook and eat all kinds of foods, especially Japanese food. If I'm going from Tokyo to Nagoya and out west to the major cities, can anyone recommend some good foods to try in each prefecture?
by TonyMontana1  

Re: What food is each prefecture known for? 2020/7/21 20:36
Food greatly depends on the season, but personally, I always love to visit a fisherman wharf and ask for a specialty. There is always something I've never tasted before.

https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e620.html
by Uco rate this post as useful

Re: What food is each prefecture known for? 2020/7/23 02:14
The link that Uco provided pretty much sums it up. Probably could add a few things like puffer fish in Yamaguchi, shirasu in Kanagawa, green tea in Shizuoka...

Another thing to look into is that each region has it's own interpretation of certain dishes. For instance, okonomiyaki. Depending on the region, different ingredients are used. Hiroshima style has different types of noodles as options. Also, the okonomiyaki could be prepared differently. Most regions will layer all the ingredients, but in Osaka, the ingredients are mixed together in a bowl and then put on the the teppan. Another example is unagi. In the Kanto (Tokyo and surrounding prefectures) region, the unagi is filleted from the back and steamed. In the Kansai ( Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, etc) reigion, the unagi is filleted from the belly and grilled. And of course, there are the different styles of ramen from each region. Might be fun to try and compare the different styles.
by Taco Grande rate this post as useful

Re: What food is each prefecture known for? 2020/8/1 17:00
Sushi is the best food for traveling, sushi originated from the process of preserving fish in fermented rice.
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