Iwakuni City,With the Seto Inland Sea on it's southeast and the Chugoku Mountains on the northwest, boasts an abundance of fishery and agricultural products. Among them, wild plants and agricultural products grown in clear streams are very sweet and rich in tastes. The cuisine with the minimum necessary steps to fully enjoy its charm is still handed down as a local dish of Yamashiro.
On the food road, local cuisines allow for easy enjoyment of Yamashiro's bounty by using these local products.
Note. The number on the mark indicates the Sato no Eki to be inquired or the nearest one.
Curry with plenty of vegetables. Vegetables are fresh from the plantation of this facility.
A traditional sushi with ingredients in the sushi (inside a rice ball),"Kakure" means to hide.
* Heike is a family which lost the hegemony battle with Genji at the end of the Heian period (about 850 years ago), and the fugitives hid and lived around Yamashiro area.
Kinsuzume is a Sake produced by the Horie Sakaba (brewing company) that has continued since the middle of Edo.
A special croquette with a large, sweet and famous "ｇanneguri" chestnut.
This is a new style croquette created by a collaborating between "soft and fluffy potatoes" and "crispy lotus roots".
Potato croquette with shrimp wrapped in perilla leaves. Plenty of volume!
Local food with various ingredients on top of vinegared rice press into a mold. The ingredients are different by each store. And that makes the attraction better.
Special sushi topped with sea bream caught in the Seto Inland Sea. The table setting is quite a picture.
An original made curry with Japanese 'dashi'. And plenty of local vegetables.
Iwakuni is a popular Sake production area for enthusiasts. And some of the brands : "Dassai", "Gokyo", "Kinkan Kuromatu", "gangi", "Nishikigawa"...