Japanese B-Class Gourmet

Ramen

Ramen by Toraijin

RAMEN is a soup dish which is very popular also among Japanese people. Various sorts of soup and noodles can be enjoyed in various areas and various shops. Incidentally, it is said that Mitsukuni Tokugawa(Mito Komon) who was reigning over Mito area(present center area of Ibaraki Prefecture) is the very first parson who ate RAMEN in Japan. You can eat RAMEN at a pub in this hotel.

Konjak

Konjak

North Kanto area including Ibaraki Prefecture is famous as a specialty area of KONJAK. KONJAK is popular as a diet food, and is used, from ancient times, for variety kinds of Washoku dishes for example Miso-soup. It is eaten not only as a side dish, but also as a dessert. Sashimi KONJAK, cooked KONJAK boiled in soy sauce, boiled KONJAK with miso sauce, KONJAK jelly, etc. It is a low-calory diet, amazingly having only 5kcal for 100g, and is rich in dietary fiber.

Kushi Dango

Kushi Dango

KUSHI DANGO is a kind of Wagashi(Japanese sweets) which is skewered small rice cakes which are made from rice flour. It has various tastes and is loved by every generation from children to senior citizens.