Category - Local Flavor

unagi hitsumabushi

5 Ways to Enjoy Unagi, the Japanese Eel

Unagi, the Japanese eel, is a large part of Japanese cuisine. In addition to being an ingredient in many sushi rolls, there are many other ways you can enjoy unagi, whether in Japanese restaurants or prepared and served in your own home.

Unique Japanese curry

Ultimate Guide to Unique Japanese Curry

It seems like every region in Japan has its own take on curry. Here, we break down five of the most popular local variations: Hokkaido shika deer curry, Okinawa bitter melon curry, Hiroshima oyster curry, Echizen squid curry and Tottori pear curry.