Choshi Sardines

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The Choshi Harbor has had the top volume of fish caught for the last 5 years, and is also one of the top sites for sardines nationwide. Our recommendation is the “Sardine Rice Bowl.” Experience sardines with the kind of freshness you can only find in a harbor town. Also, the “Nure Sembei” (wet rice crackers) have a strong connection to the Choshi Dentetsu, and Yamasa’s Japanese style roll cake made with brown sugar syrup and soy sauce kneaded into the dough, “Shoyu Roll Cake” offers a totally new texture unlike anything you’ve tried before. (Collaboration with Royal. Also on sale at Umihotaru.) There’s lots of other great food to enjoy in Choshi as well.

Where is it??

Nishishibacho, Choshi-shi, Chiba, 288-0044, Japan
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From Tokyo Station, Choshi Station is an approximately 1 hour and 50 minute ride by Limited Express on the JR Sobu Line. Also accessible by highway bus (approximately 2 and a half hours from Tokyo Station).

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