Food is an unquestionably vital part of the travel experience. Eating street food is an easy and inexpensive way to fill your stomach. Plus, it also opens the door to a whole world of pure deliciousness.
Let’s hit the streets of Osaka and check out their 3 Best Street Foods.
Kushikatsu or also known as kushiage, is a Japanese dish of deep-fried skewered seafood, meat and vegetables and the dish that is a large part of Osaka’s local identity. It is coated with batter and deep-fried to an alluring golden brown. partner it up with some light soy sauce and an ice cool drink. It is popular after a day of hard work. The dish first appeared in the 1920s in Shinsekai, though in modern times, these fried skewers can be found anywhere from many street food stands to a kushiage restaurants that provides a one of a kind Japanese dining experience.
Takoyaki or also known as octopus balls or octopus dumplings, is one of Japan’s famous well-known street food. Originated in Osaka Prefecture, takoyaki is made with a tasty mix of batter, benishouga (pickled red ginger), green onions, and pieces of octopus. You can watch takoyaki being cooked right in front of your eyes during festivals and shopping streets. What made takoyaki famous is that even though it looks plain, the flavors and texture complex with a crispy exterior and a soft interior, which is best paired with your beer!
Ikayaki or grilled squid is a famous street food staple. Partially whole or even whole squid are deluge with sweet soy sauce and seasonings, skewered and grilled to perfection. Though, ikayaki may look like a simple snack, but when made properly, the slimy meat transform into a plump and tender culinary work of art. This street food is even popular during local festivals and fairs. Serving styles varies, either chopped squid rings or skewered whole pieces. Squid tentacles can be left out or incorporated into the dish, and occasionally they even make the central part of ikayaki. Usually the sauce of this dish is soy or teriyaki sauce, or a traditional Japanese marinade which typically includes miso paste, ginger, rice wine, and soy sauce. Bon appétit!
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