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Heavy Hitters: Takoyaki and Okonomiyaki

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Posted on October 29, 2016 9:21 am | Leave your thoughts



Takoyaki and Okonomiyaki are Japan’s favorite street food. They both are heavy, naughty, and delicious. Once upon a time this type of food was only a Kansai regional offering, but nowadays you can find them everywhere. Takoyaki makers are common in home kitchens throughout all of Japan. Takoyaki (たこ焼き) The literal translation is “octopus fried”....

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Bizarre & Yummy Japanese Festival Food

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Posted on May 22, 2015 10:12 am | 1 Comment



Japanese festival food varies from the familiar to the strange, but most of the offerings are delicious. Festivals are a seasonal event all over Japan and many take place at shrines. A whole assortment of tents featuring treats, carnival style games, and actives fill up the area. The games are popular with kids and usually...

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