Published On: Wed, Nov 5th, 2014
Food | By Dion

Best Hiroshima Food Guide This Year

Are you looking for Hiroshima food guide ? Then you have probably learned that Hiroshima is quite famous for its delicacies . Even when we are not looking, the chances are that we will find great delicacies anyway, since there are many delicacies everywhere we go. But if you’re looking for popular dining places in Hiroshima, then you should visit downtown Hiroshima or anywhere near the Hiroshima Station. Hiroshima is undoubtedly a great travel destination for every food enthusiasts. They have wide range of food specialties for all visitors with all kinds of preferences. Below are some of Hiroshima famous specialty foods:

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Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki

Hiroshima style okonomiyaki is probably the most popular delicacies in Hiroshima. The main difference between the Hiroshima’s versions of okonomiyaki with other okonomiyaki is the thin batter’s layer as well as the loads amount of cabbage toppings they put on top of it. Other popular toppings for the okonomiyaki includes squid, cheese and oysters. Just like any other okonomiyaki, this particular okonomiyaki is also topped with green laver, okonomiyaki sauce and bonito flakes. You can find many okonomiyaki restaurants around Hiroshima Station or in Okonomimura. In okonomiyaki specialized restaurants, you’ll be able to enjoy the dish by seating across the counter where the chef cook your meals on top of the large griddle.

Hiroshima Style Okonomiyaki

Oysters

A complete Hiroshima food guide should mention that Hiroshima Prefecture produce about sixty to seventy percentage of Japan’s oyster production. Some of the oysters from Hiroshima are shipped overseas and some are consumed domestically. You can easily find oyster dishes being offered at numerous dining places in Hiroshima as well as Miyajima. The oyster dishes can be found at all types of dining places from food stands, restaurants to ryokans.  Oysters can also be eaten raw simply by dipping it in ponsu or soy sauce, or served as donburi by deep frying, baking or grilling it.

hiroshima Oysters

Momijimanju 

Momijimanju are cakes which baked in maple leaves shape with sweetened red bean paste as filling. This popular Miyajima’s dessert was found in early 1900 and become local delicacies that represent Momijidani, which is the famous spot for maple leaves viewing. These cakes used to be made by hand, yet nowadays you can easily find machine-made momijimanju with different types of fillings such as cheese, matcha, chocolate and custard. If you’re interested in this traditional Hiroshima’s delicacy, Momijimanju are sold by many shops in Miyajiwa and Hiroshima.

 

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Hiroshima Momijimanju

For people who love noodles, Hiroshima is also famous for their cold noodles. They own styles of cold noodles are usually enjoyed by dipping the noodles in the red pepper sauce before eating. This particular dish is famous due to its spiciness.  Customers may choose the spiciness degree from level 1 to level 5 depending on their preferences. If you choose the bigger number then the sauce would be spicier. The noodles can be eaten along with various ingredients such as egg, cucumbers, cabbage, shredded leek and slice meat.  If you’re travelling to Hiroshima, not only that you should read Hiroshima food guide, you should also learn about the history so you can enjoy your stay more.

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