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Food & Drink

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Hyogo prefecture with the North facing the Japanese Sea, the South facing the Seto Inland Sea, and ever-changing geographical features and climate, is an area rich in foodstuff. Typical foods include Kobe beef, food of the mountain such as wild game, Tamba black soy beans, and matsutake mushroom, as well as sea food such as snow crab, sea bream, oysters, and fugu (puffer fish). Moreover, Hyogo prefecture is an area where a lot of sake is made, and there are many historical sake breweries. In addition, there is a wide variety of gourmet foods, including Kobe sweets, cutlet and rice combo meals, and Himeji-style hot-pot dish.

Kobe Beef

Speaking of gourmet who wants to recommend to you most in Kobe, it is Kobe Beef. Kobe Beef is Japanese beef meat of the highest grade on behalf of Japan. High quality fat begins to melt with sweetness in mouth. There are a lot of shops providing Kobe Beef which is delicious in town of Kobe. Please thoroughly enjoy the finest taste to attract people of the world.


Nada Gogo (Nada Sake)

Nadagogo is the location with a collection of sake brewers that represent Japan. Water suited to Japanese sake making called ‘miyamizu’ springs out of the ground. Here, visitors can enjoy the sights of a town with sake breweries. Numerous facilities related to sake brewing can be found here. There are a number of facilities that offer sake-brewing tours and exhibit materials related to sake brewing. Some will also give you samples of sake to try.



Matsuba crab

Matsuba crab refers to the snow crab caught in the Japanese sea to the North of Hyogo prefecture. Because figure of crab looked like pine needle, there was the name. It is crab which Matuba Gani is very sweet, and is delicious. We can eat Matuba Gani only during period from November to March. It is provided in Japanese-style inns and restaurant of Tajima area. We can taste with food served in a pot or sashimi.



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