3 popular foods you have to eat in Japan- Part 2

Follow the first part, we will introduce you Part 2: Famous dishes that should try when traveling to Japan. In this article, we will help you to discover famous dishes in the culinary treasure of Japanese.


The famous dish that can not be ignored is that the most famous dish in Hiroshima which is called Okonomiyaki, also known as the Japanese pizza. Different from Vietnamese pizzas, this Japanese dish consists of 2 layers. The first layer will be the layer of flour followed by the salpicon that consist of the following ingredients: cabbage, sliced ​​beef such as sushi, octopus, shrimp, cheese and some noodles, finally a layer of powder makes a perfect Okonomiyaki. Depending on each person's taste, visitors will cover a little Okonomi sauce or mayonnaise.


Okonomiyaki is a popular cake from Japan.

Okonomiyaki is a popular cake from Japan.


Best Places in Tokyo for Authentic Okonomiyaki

+ Naniwa

Address: 2nd Floor Koizumi Building, 5-15-1, Toyotamakami, Nerima War, Tokyo

+ Okonomiyaki Kiji Shinagawa

Address: 2nd Floor Shinagawa Front Building, 2-3-13 Konan, Minato Ward, Tokyo

+ Konamon

Address: 4-14-1 Tsurumaki, Setagaya Ward, Tokyo

+ Okonomiyaki Fukutake

Address: 1-17-11 Higashi Yaguchi, Ota Ward, Tokyo


Address: 2nd Floor Kajikawa Shiseido Building, 3-10-9 Roppongi, Minato Ward, Tokyo


The dish that visitors to Japan will never forget which is called Chanpuru - this is Okinawa bitter melon. Chanpuru dish is different from Vietnamese food, it is made from Japanese bitter melon, young tofu, vegetable and some other fish. Chanpuru has now spread to many restaurants across mainland Japan.


Traditional Chanpuru is often fried with tofu, vegetables and some other meat and fish

Traditional Chanpuru is often fried with tofu, vegetables and some other meat and fish


If someone has a chance to try Champon dish while traveling Japan, they will never forget this special tasting of this dish. Instead of cooking the noodles and broths, such as ramen or soba, the Champon is cooked directly in the broth, then added with some vegetables, meat, fish and seafood according to season and the taste of each visitor.


The next dish that every visitor should enjoy is Misu Katsu. This dish was originated from Europe and was introduced into the land of Japan long ago. It has become an indispensable traditional dish in Japan today.


This dish is made from pork which is dipped in seasoning powder, then poured into hot oil pan and fried golden crispy, the coverage of both sides. Then this dish will be covered with a layer of sweet and spicy miso sauce to make the dishes become rich. That's why it's called Miso Katsu.


The next dish that every visitor should enjoy is called misu katsu.

The next dish that every visitor should enjoy is called misu katsu.


The last dish that every visitor to Japan in cold weather should enjoy which is the Ishikari Hot Pot. Visitors to Japan have the opportunity to enjoy the famous Ishikari Hot Pot in cold weather, that is nothing better. This dish has main ingredients including salmon, turnips, onions, tofu, cabbage, leeks and shiitake mushrooms... Japanese can eat spicy, so if you also match with the The taste of the Japanese, you can add hot peppers, Chilli paste into the pot.


Restaurants for delicious Ishikari Hot Pot in Tokyo:

+ Shibaraku-tei Irori

Location: Shimbashi (Tokyo)

+ Gempinfugu

Location: Akabane (Tokyo)

+ Kuroki

Location:Yurakucho/Hibiya (Tokyo)

+ Magokorohanten

Location: Shinjuku East Entrance / Kabukicho (Tokyo)

+ Nobosemon

Location: Ginza (GINZA SIX/ Ginza Core Area) (Tokyo)


With this article, visitors will feel some of what that Japanese cuisine bring.