Kawachiya is a restaurant located on a very nice, old shopping street in Shibamata, a neighborhood in the eastern part of Tokyo. It specializes in freshwater fish, and it's unagi (eel) dishes are particularly popular. We went to Kawachiya to see how the popular unagi dishes are made. The restaurant was established some 250 years ago, so we were fortunate enough to witness the very traditional, authentic way of unagi cooking!
【Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka】 Unagi(eel) is eaten in many parts of the world. In Japanese traditional cuisine, there is a dish called Unaju(うな重), which literally means eel rice bowl. Hamamatsu City of Shizuoka Prefecture is a famous place for eel production. In this article, I will introduce the popular Unagi restaurants local people love in Hamamatsu!