In Fukuoka, there are two types of famous "nabe" (hotpots): "mizutaki" and "motsunabe". The first is made with chicken broth, and the second is made with innards. You should try both while you're in Fukuoka!
Have you ever heard of "Kiritanpo"? Kiritanpo is a kind of regional dish in Akita prefecture in Tohoku district. In winter people enjoy eating kiritanpo as ingredients of nabe, a Japanese hot pot dish. But don't worry. There is no need of visiting Akita when you want to try some kiritanpo nabe. This post will introduce 5 spots where you can feel like visiting Akita and enjoy some kiritanpo nabe.
Motsunabe is a Fukuoka residents' soul food. The taste of the rich soup, sweet cabbage and succulent shrimp is just irresistible. This time I would like to introduce the restaurants which are loved by both local people as well as tourists. Check out each restaurant's specials.
One of the most popular Japanese cuisines in winter "nabe", a hot pot dish. This post will be a perfect restaurant guide when you want to enjoy some nabe. This post covers most of the kinds of nabe, from the most popular sukiyaki and shabu shabu to the unique ones, such as motsunabe.
Have you ever heard of "Motsunabe"? "Motsunabe" is a kind of traditional Japanese hot pot dish from Fukuoka, which is popular in Japan. The main ingredient of motsunabe is beef innards or offals. This post will not only introduce motsunabe but also show 5 great places where you can enjoy motsunabe in Tokyo.
For a true taste of Hokkaido, nabe dishes are a great option (especially during the cold season!). There are many restaurants serving seafood in Sapporo that also serve some amazing local nabe (Ishikari, yosenabe, etc.) that you should definitely try. Here are some of the best!
For people looking for a good place for a first date, you should mark this one down. Without a doubt, Gyu Nabe Iron (hot pot cuisine) will impress your date!
Dashi is a fundamental ingredient you cannot go without when making any Japanese dish. Dashi is basically a soup full of umami flavor. You boil typical ingredients such as kombu seaweed, dried sardines, katsuobushi flakes and other things to make it. Dashi is originally a Japanese ingredient but of course you can use them for any kind of dishes you like.
In Japan, there are various kinds of delicious dishes you can enjoy in winter. Especially, nabe, hot pot dishes are one of the favorites of Japanese. Kani nabe, a nabe dish with crabs is even referred to as the king of all winter cuisines. This post will introduce you to some spots where you can enjoy kani nabe in many ways from shabu shabu to all you can eat, buffet style.
"Kiritanpo" is a traditional dish of Akita made from freshly harvested rice. Did you actually know that it's not difficult to make kiritanpo on your own? Kiritanpo is delicious eaten by itself but more enjoyable when added into nabe, a Japanese hot pot dish. This post will introduce both kiritanpo and kiritanpo nabe recipes you can try on your own.