FOOD

Local Dishes

Kitakata Ramen

The specialty of Kitakata City, this ranks amongst Japan's most famous types of ramen noodles, along with those from Sapporo and Hakata. In a refreshing, soy sauce soup, this is a simple dish that uses flat noodles with sliced pork, simmered bamboo shoots, and spring onions. Kitakata City has around 120 ramen establishments, making it a popular destination amongst people who come from around Japan.

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