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[Moritaya in Rikubetsu] Pork Rice Bowl with Grilled Red and Black Pork Looks Tasty

September 13th, 2016

Moritaya

Moritaya (森田屋) is a popular restraunt founded in 1988 in Rikubetsu town located in the southwestern part of Kitami city, and is near Rikubetsu-cho Tourism Product Promotion Center (陸別町観光物産館). Mr. Kazuo Goto (後藤 和美) is a restraunt owner. They got the Bib Gourmand in MICHELIN GUIDE Hokkaido 2012 Special Edition. Their pork rice bowl (豚丼) is famous, and rice bowls, buckwheat noodles, udon, curry and rice, set meals are served. Local poeple love this restraunt.

Appearance of Building
Pork Rice Bowl -Moritaya in Rikubetsu-

The restraunt on the 1st floor of a 2 story house has an atmosphere of Japanese food restraunt such as buckwheat noodle restraunt. A lot of Manga books are provided, so local people relax themselves. Counter seats, table seats and small separate dining room are provided, so I guess that even family customers and a large number of customers enjoy meals.

Look of Restraunt
Pork Rice Bowl -Moritaya in Rikubetsu-

Pork Rice Bowl of Hokkaido

Pork Rice Bowl (豚丼) is a rice bowl dish dished up grilled pork with sauce on rice. It is said that Mr. Hideshi Abe (阿部 秀司), the founder of Pancho (ぱんちょう) in Obihiro, made the Pork Rice Bowl for the first time. So it has been famous in the eastern part of Hokkaido, but the dish is well-known in the whole of Japan now. The feature is that grilled pork overflows from a lid of a bowl. About 200 restaurants sell the Pork Rice Bowl even around the Obihiro, Tokachi. Each restaurants are particular about sauce and types of pork. Standard sauce of pork rice bowl in the Obihiro is salty-sweet sauce, but some restaurants such as "Tsuruhashi (鶴橋)" serve a pork rice bowl with bitter sauce, so each restaurants compete on the original taste. As for types of the pork, a lots of restaurants use various pork such as pork loins, pork ribs, superfine pork loins and superfine pork ribs. Article is here

Pork Rice Bowl
Pork Rice Bowl

Pork Rice Bowl

I also visited here to eat a famous pork rice bowl around 15:00 on a weekday. There was no customer because of halfway lunch time. I sat at a table seat in a small separate dining room, and ordered a large portion of the pork rice bowl. The price was JPY 800.

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Pork Rice Bowl from Top
Pork Rice Bowl -Moritaya in Rikubetsu-

About 10 minutes later, the pork rice bowl with a dish of yellow pickled radish and a bowl of miso soup was served. Grilled glossy red and black pork looked tasty, and the appearance sharpened my appetite. I ate a bite of it immediately. It was tasty! The thickness of the pork looked about 5 mm. The pork was over well-done, and was tender. The salty-sweet taste was good. I liked light taste, but I did not feel salty.

Grilled Red and Black Pork Looks Tasty
Pork Rice Bowl -Moritaya in Rikubetsu-
Thickness of About 5 mm
Pork Rice Bowl -Moritaya in Rikubetsu-
Pork Loin
Pork Rice Bowl -Moritaya in Rikubetsu--

Rice produced in Hokkaido was used in the bowl, and sauce that had been added from the foundation was used. It was a just dish with the history of the restraunt. By the way, a large portion of the pork rice bowl is very large, so I think that a standard size of the pork bowl rice is good enough for a light eater. Thanks for the tasty meal!

Rice and Grilled Pork
Pork Rice Bowl -Moritaya in Rikubetsu-
Yellow Pickled Radish
Pork Rice Bowl -Moritaya in Rikubetsu-
Rice and Grilled Pork
Pork Rice Bowl -Moritaya in Rikubetsu-

Pork Rice Bowl and Atmosphere of Restaurant Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Pork Rice Bowl

Parking lot Parking is provided (6 cars)
Business hours 11:30-19:00
Regular closing day Sunday
Telephone number +81-156-27-2888
Home page Home page is not provided
Mapcode 596 464 747*25

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