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Enjoy Oysters and Sake at Ueno Park During This Great-Value Event! “Setouchi Gourmet Fest”

The “Setouchi Gourmet Fest” will be held at Ueno Park in Tokyo. This event will bring together a variety of Setouchi’s specialty products, and you can even enjoy in-season oysters and oyster hotpot soup for free!

Delicious oysters *The above photo is an image.
Delicious oysters *The above photo is an image.

What is Setouchi?

Setouchi is the general name for the coastal region where Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu surround the Seto Inland Sea (including coasts of Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tokushima, Kagawa, and Ehime Prefectures).

Free Samples

If you follow the event’s official social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), you can enjoy samples of dishes for absolutely free! All you need to do is show your phone’s screen on the day of the event with proof that you followed.

First Product

Setouchi’s Delicious Oysters (500 available per day, first come first served)

Oysters *The above photo is an image.
Oysters *The above photo is an image.

Second Product

Oyster Hotpot Soup, Made in a Giant Pot with a 2-Meter Diameter (500 servings available per day, first come first served)

Oyster Hotpot Soup *The above photo is an image.
Oyster Hotpot Soup *The above photo is an image.

Third Product

January 14th (Day for Adults) – Complementary Celebratory Sake for Adults Only (500 servings available, first come first served)
※Photo ID required

Sake *The above photo is an image.
Sake *The above photo is an image.

Plenty of Setouchi Delicacies!

There will be a variety of other Setouchi specialty dishes available at the festival, including Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, as well as “kawara soba,” a dish from Yamaguchi Prefecture where cha-soba are cooked on piping hot kawara (a type of Japanese roof tile), then dipped in a special sweet sauce.

“Kawara soba” *The above photo is an image.
“Kawara soba” *The above photo is an image.

Be sure not to miss the performance of Tokushima’s “Awa Odori” on the festival’s final day!

“Awa Odori” *The above photo is an image.
“Awa Odori” *The above photo is an image.

Basic information on Setouchi Gourmet Fest

OPEN
Address
5-20 Ueno-koen, Taito-ku, Tokyo[MAP]
Location
Around Ueno Onshi Park Fountain Square
Access
2-min walk from Ueno Station
Dates
January 12-14, 2019
※Festival will continue during rain, but will be cancelled during stormy weather.
Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Admission
Free
WEB
URL(Japanese)