Okazaki Restaurant Guide

Okazaki City is located in the central part of Aichi Prefecture.The Yahagi River flows north to south, the Oto River flows east to west, and there are many tributaries as well.People have been living in this region with plenty of water since long ago, and industrial as well as agricultural work has been flourishing ever since.It is also known as the birthplace of Tokugawa Ieyasu, the feudal lord of the Sengoku period (the Warring States period).The leading tourist attraction in the city is Okazaki Castle. It received exceptional care and continued to flourish even after Ieyasu moved to the Kanto region. However, around the time of the Meiji Restoration, it was thought to have no use in the new era, so most parts of the castle were taken down.In 1959, the castle tower was almost completely restored to its previous external appearance. Okazaki Castle is now commonly know to the citizens as a historical archive.Okazaki City is also the production center of Hatcho-style miso (soybean paste).The Hatcho-style miso is the name given to soybean pastes made by a manufacturing method passed down for generations. The distinctive characteristic is the rich taste attained my condensing the flavor of the soybeans.Hatcho miso is used for "kushikatsu" (deep-fried meat on skewers), which is a preferred dish in Nagoya and other areas.

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