Tasty Foods (Ramen, Soup Curry, Mongolian Barbecue, Seafood, Curry and Rice, Sweets) and Hot Springs That I Ate and Visited in Sapporo City
January 25th, 2015
I introduce about tasty foods on the first page and introduce about sweets and onsen on the second page.
Tasty Foods and Onsen in Sapporo
Sapporo (札幌) that 1.92 million people live is the largest city in Hokkaido. 13 million tourists visit to see tourist attractions. Tasty foods are enriched, and tasty cooking ingredients produced in Hokkaido gather to Sapporo. Furthermore, in spite of such the big city, Sapporo has a historical hot-spring resort including Jozankei Onsen (定山溪温泉) and Koganeyu Onsen (小金湯温泉) in the city. It is one of the secret of Sapporo's popularity that it attracts as a sightseeing spot having tasty foods and famous hot spring resorts.
Sapporo has tasty foods in Hokkaido conspicuously. Genres including Ramen, Soup Curry, Seafood, Mongolian Barbecue and Sweets are various, too. Please eat tasty dishes of Hokkaido.
Speaking of Ramen in Sapporo, Miso Ramen is most famous. Sapporo Ramen is said that soup is made broth from pork bones. The Miso Ramen is rich and thick taste. However, new tastes including prawn ramen and vegetable potage ramen have born as well as the Miso Ramen. It is said that there is more than 1000 ramen restaurants in the city, and each restaurants compete for their skills and pursue a tasty taste. I visted Aji-no-Sanpei (味の三平), Aji-no-Seichan (味の清ちゃん), Nanabe (菜々兵衛), Saimi (彩未), Kiraito, Enishiya (縁や), Ichigen (一幻), Men-no-Hinauta (麺のひな詩), Vegie, Wabisuke (侘助), Keserasera (けせらせら), Sapporo Akaboshi (サッポロ赤星), Hareruya (ハレル家), Yoshiyama Shoten Head Office (吉山商店本店), Menya Takahashi (麺屋高橋), Mokuyobi (木曜日), Men Eiji Hiragishi Base (>麺eiji 平岸ベース), Sumire Head Office (すみれ本店), Junren Head Office (純連本店), Q (キュー), Amewa-Yasashiku (雨は、やさしく), 175°DENO.
Soup curry (スープカレー) is a dish eating rice with soup combined various spice and ingredients such as vegetables and meat together. It is said that soup curry was born in Sapporo and there are more than 250 soup curry restaurants in the city, and Soup Curry is constant seller foods of Sapporo. I visited Tenjiku Jr. (天竺Jr.), Okushiba Shoten (奥芝商店), Medicine Man (メディスンマン), Suage Plus (すあげプラス), Coffee House (こうひいはうす), RAMAI, GARAKU, PICANTE (ピカンティ), Soul Store (ソウルストア).
Sapporo does not has the sea. However, fresh seafood gather to Sapporo from all over Hokkaido. Seafood rice bowls are eaten at Sapporo Central Wholesale Market (札幌市中央卸売市場場外市場) and 2-Jo Market (二条市場). As for Sushi, there are many sushi restaurants such as a famous sushi restaurant, Tanabe (田なべ) that got the star mark in Michelin Guide book, and high cost performance sushi restaurant, Taka (たか). Tourists can eat a tasty sashimi boat in Tecchan (てっちゃん), too.
Mongolian Barbecue (Jingisukan)
Speaking of local dishes in Hokkaido, Mongolian Barbecue (Jingisukan) that is a dish grilled mutton and vegetables is famous. Various Mongolian Barbecue restraunts gather to Sapporo. There are long-established restaurants such as Daruma (だるま) and characteristic restaurants such as Shirokuma (しろくま), Ryoya (綾屋), and 3 biggest beer garden, Sapporo Beer Gared, Kirin Beer Garedn and Asahi Beer Garedn, and chain restaurants such as Matsuo Jingisukan (松尾ジンギスカン). I visited Daruma, Sapporo Jingisukan, Matsuo jingisukan and Heiwaen Shiroishi Branch (平和園白石店)./p>
Curry and Rice
Soup curry became famous, and the curry and rice was numerical inferiority. But many restaurants serve the curry and rice. Speaking of the good old curry and rice of Hokkaido citizen, it is the Curry and Rice with Chinese Dumpling of Miyoshino (みよしの), and it is high reputation that Indian curry and rice such as Hoheikhyo Onsen Shokudo (豊平峡Onsen食堂) and Mirchi (ミルチ) are tasty. The soup curry is tasty, too, but the curry and rice is tasty, too.
It is said that Sapporo is tasty food town, and the tasty foods as well as the genre mentioned above is varied. There are rare foods such as Beef Steak Rice Bowl (ステーキ丼) and Tubular Fish Meat Bread (ちくわパン), real Italian pizza.
Refer to following websites for the accommodations in Sapporo.
A page of Sapporo tourists attractions is here
Sapporo Tourists Attractions
The next page introduces about sweets and Onsen.