Hoo Bar - Shinjuku, Tokyo : Try The Delicious Local Cuisine "Hooba Yaki"! [PR]
Do you know a Japanese local cuisine "Hooba Yaki", which originated in Gifu Prefecture? It is a unique style of grilled dishes where ingredients are wrapped in the leaf called "Hooba". "Hoo Bar" is a bar offering this local specialty with a nice selection of wines in Shinjuku.
Hoo Bar (ホオバール)
What is Hooba yaki?
Hooba yaki style lamb chops
The spring lamb chops are grilled in the Hooba leaves, which makes them tender.
Red onion steamed in Hooba
A whole red onion is wrapped in the leaf with miso and sansho (Japanese citrusy pepper) and steamed. The natural sweetness of the onion is enhanced which goes well with the salty and citrusy flavors of the seasonings.
Egg plant grilled in Hooba
They use the highest quality of egg plant from Miyazaki Prefecture. It is such sweet and juicy, and melts in your mouth.
They also have delicious pasta dishes.
The rich liver paste and blueberry compote with baguette. It goes well with wine.
Special course menu
They also offer a course menu which includes 9 dishes from tapas and pasta to dessert. It would be suitable for special occasions like birthdays.
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