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The first Omu-rice in Japan!  “Hokkyokusei Shinsaibashi main branch” established in Osaka in 1922!

This restaurant is located in the Shinsaibashi area of Osaka near Dotonbori. There is a section of Shinsaibashi called Amerika-Mura. It is a trendy area for the young generation. In Amerika-Mura there is a traditional Japanese house that captures everyone`s eyes.
It is Osaka’s well known restaurant “Hokkyokusei”. This restaurant was established in 1922.
Hokkyokusei is an Omu-rice speciality shop with more than 10 locations in department stores throughout Osaka.
I went to eat lunch at the Hokkyokusei Shinsaibashi main branch.

For Ramen Full of Nira, Head for Osaka's Ten-Ten, Yu

There is a ramen restaurant I have loved for a long time.
Named Ten-Ten, Yu, it's a sister shop to Kyoto's famous flagship, Ten-Ten-Yu.
A lot of regular customers seem to come to this ramen shop every day to enjoy the free Nira Kimchi, a spicy Korean pickled cabbage with Chinese chives (Nira in Japanese).

In Osaka, Daigoku's Kayaku-Gohan is noted in the Michelin Big Gourmand!

The "Daigoku" restaurants have been operating in Namba and Dotonbori since 1902. Kayaku-Gohan, their signature dish, was noted in the 2017 Michelin Big Gourmand guide.

Kayaku-Gohan is seasoned rice cooked with vegetables and meat, Kansai-style. It's a homemade rice dish cooked with soy sauce or dashi stock and your favorite ingredients.

Winner of the 2016 Japanese Curry Awards!  Introducing Osaka's Popular Curry Udon Shop, Te-Uchi Udon Kagawa

In Kitashinchi, Osaka's high-class pleasure quarter, there is an udon noodle shop that's only open at night. It's named Kagawa. The owner comes from Kagawa Prefecture, famous for Sanuki udon.
After winning the 2016 Japanese Curry Awards, this restaurant has come to represent Osaka in terms of curry udon. It's so popular that lines form in front of the place, even in the middle of the night.

A Delicious Katsudon for 650 Yen at Hozenji Yokocho “Katsudon” in Osaka

Despite being in the Minami shopping district of Osaka, Hozenji Yokocho is a quiet, atmospheric area with cobbled stone streets.
Yokocho is an 80-meter-long and 3-meter-wide street that’s full of well-known gourmet restaurants.
Today I visited “Katsudon,” a restaurant that, as its name suggests, specializes in katsudon (pork cutlet bowls).

Osaka – Near-Perfect Foamy Ramen “Fukuryu Ramen Wadachi”

This time, I visited “Fukuryu Ramen Wadachi,” a restaurant that offers chicken broth-based ramen topped with a mousse-like foam made from nitrous oxide. “Foamy” ramen has been all the rage in Kansai lately, and I had to try it out!Fukuryu Ramen Wadachi is a popular restaurant that always has a line!