Must-Eat Food in Kobe! (There's Not Only Kobe Beef)
The number one most popular Japanese food is undoubtedly Kobe beef, and is so for a reason! It's so incredibly delicious and tender, it's nothing like you've ever had before. However, there is so much to discover in Kobe. Here is some must-try Kobe cuisine!
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Kobe Beef (神戸牛）
If you're in Kobe, you might as well enjoy la creme de la creme in terms of quality. Kobe beef is usually served as steak or teppanyaki (grilled on an iron plate), however, there are a surprising number of ways to have it. The article below presents the many ways to eat Kobe beef and where to get it.
Chinese Cuisine (中華)
Akashiyaki is an egg-heavy batter made with octopus in the centre, it is also cooked on the takoyaki grill. The ball is then cooked in a dashi broth. It is much softer than takoyaki.
One of the many reasons it's so good is the fact there is a Chinatown, so Chinese-style ramen is simply delish. But salt, soy-sauce and pork-based ramen are also really good.
Check out the list below for some tasty suggestions.
Sand eels are those tiny fish you can spot sticking their heads out of the sand in the sea.
It's probably those make or break type of dish, but to be fair, you should at least try it even if appearance-wise it doesn't tickle your fancy.
Kobe croquettes are said to be particularly good, they are some nationwide croquette shops which have originated from Kobe.
- Lili Wanderlust
- I love travelling and discovering new cuisines. Japan has a panoply of local dishes to try. I also love yoga, coffee, reading, and cycling.