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It’s well-known that sardines go bad pretty quickly, so it’s no surprise that Iwashigumi will only serve sardines purchased that very same day. Sardine roe, the ultimate delicacy, will only be available until the end of the month. But, according to the master at Iwashigumi, the best-tasting sardine roe is still to come. Fried sardines・・・
This is the season for mountain vegetables and wild edible plants. Do you know your Japanese mountain vegetables? Local edible plants include: fukinoto, tsukushi, taranome, kogomi, koshiabura, zenmai, warabi, udo, fuki, takenoko, and wasabi. If you live in the city, you’re unlikely to recognize these plants or even know their names. But it’s one of・・・
Here’s a recommended Japanese-style restaurant that I heard about from a cab driver friend of mine. It’s located in a residential area surrounded by rice fields. I don’t know why they put it so far outside town. It’s about 20 minutes by car from the center of Kanazawa. The owner is from Niigata, and he・・・
This old, family-run restaurant opens at 6 o’clock in the morning. It looks like nothing’s changed in 30 years. An older couple works in the kitchen. Grandfather delivers to customers on his motorcycle. Daughter single-handedly waits tables and manages the restaurant. Daughter, yes, but she seems old enough to have children of her own…. If・・・
The season for wild plants has finally arrived. Without tasting the wild plants at Akagi, you can’t say spring has really come. Every morning the master tromps through the mountain brush collecting wild plants, catching fish, and then cooking it all up for his loyal customers. It’s practically a self-sufficient pub restaurant. Today’s plants were・・・