Savor the tastes of Aizu

Introducing some of the best of Aizu’s colorful local cuisine.
Some of these dishes are also available at Agaransho.
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Sauce Katsudon
A deep-fried piece of breaded pork (katsu) covered with a salty-sweet sauce over a bed of shredded cabbage and rice in a bowl. In Aizu, this is how the locals eat Katsudon.
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Kozuyu
A soup made with dried marine products that has been loved by the common people since the late Edo Period. This local dish is always served at New Year’s Day celebrations and important ceremonial celebrations such as weddings and funerals.
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Manju Tempura
A bite-sized manju (sweet steamed bun) with mochi rice cake inside is covered with tempura batter and deep-fried. Delicious eaten on its own, but some people also enjoy it on top of a bowl of warm soba noodles. An Aizu snack that is sweet, salty, and fragrant.
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Kitakata Ramen
One of Japan’s three most famous ramen varieties. The standard broth is a tonkotsu (pork bone) base with a soy sauce flavor. Some shops serve their own original broth with a salt or miso flavor.

Onyado Toho Staff Recommendations

Sauce Katsudon
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Unoya
Unoya’s sauce Katsudon is exquisite, its slightly sweet sauce a rarity in the city.
It’s close to Toho, so why not drop in for lunch?

Address: 40 Terayashiki, Higashiyamamachi Yumoto, Aizuwakamatsu-shi, Fukushima Prefecture 
Access: 5 minutes’ walk from Onyado Toho
Phone: +81-242-27-2067
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Yoshinoya Shokudo
The Sauce Katsudon with the extra large katsu is sublime.

Address: 113 Idaira, Higashiyamamachi Yumoto, Aizuwakamatsu-shi, Fukushima Prefecture 
Access: 5 minutes’ walk from Onyado Toho
Phone: +81-242-27-2341
Ice cream
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Ice Bokujo
The delicious taste of fresh milk from Ice Bokujo’s own cows is sold as soft-serve and ice cream. You can also enjoy the same yoghurt and milk that is served at breakfast at Agaransho.

Address: 19-1 Tatsumi, Kanagami, Aizubangemachi, Kawanuma-gun, Fukushima Prefecture 
Access: 25 minutes’ drive from Onyado Toho
Phone: +81-242-83-2324